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October Supporter Spotlight: Leah Vusich

  • October 8, 2020

For the month of October we are thrilled to highlight Leah Vusich from Persist Headbands as Supporter Spotlight. Leah, started the business with her mom, Nancy Boody, who's expert sewing skills makes the entire operation possible. As the Persist Headbands'…

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September Supporter Spotlight: Amy Puzey

  • September 18, 2020

Meet Amy Puzey - a Fast and Female R.E.A.L Role Model and supporter. Amy is the National Race Director for 5 Peaks Adventures. Amy generously donated $10,000 to Fast and Female on behalf of 5 Peaks. Thank you Amy and…

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Supporter Spotlight: Mat Stiver-Balla

  • August 11, 2020

Supporter spotlight: Mat Stiver-Balla’s Giving Group Success Meet Mat Stiver-Balla, a superstar Fast and Female supporter and proud dad who has turned his Ironman training into an opportunity to raise awareness and funds for Fast and Female! Mat’s Giving Group…

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The 5 Ps of Goal Setting

  • August 4, 2020

  R.E.A.L. Role Model Samantha Stewart here! I'm an athlete on the Canada Wrestling Lutte national team and have been competing on the world stage for a decade. I also have 3 university degrees in Kinesiology, Psychology, and Counselling. I…

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Social Belonging

  • July 20, 2020

Caroline Calvé is a Canadian alpine snowboarder, two-time Olympian and a Fast and Female R.E.A.L. Role Model. Check out her blog post below on Social Belonging, as part of our Girl You Got This: Virtual Run Walk Wheel program! Learn…

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Role Models: The R.E.A.L Deal

  • June 19, 2020

The recently published Rally Report from Canadian Women & Sport and Jumpstart emphasizes the importance of role models for keeping girls in sports. Role Models are at the core of how Fast and Female aims to keep girls healthy and active…

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Empowerment Within

  • May 29, 2020

Many athletes look to sport to provide them with sources of empowerment. Scenarios in sport can lead us to look to teammates, coaches, and peers to be those sources, and unfortunately there have been times in my life where sports…

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The Cycle of Empowerment

  • May 18, 2020

Morgan Rogers is a former Fast and Female participant who has grown from a volunteer and R.E.A.L role model into a core member of our small but mighty team as a Development Coordinator. We’re proud to have played a role…

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