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Why is Adam rowing across the Atlantic in 2012?

First, I love to learn. Taking on new challenges is a great way to expand your potential and gain new skills and perspective. Rowing across the Atlantic will be physically trying, but even more challenging are our current preparations of logistics and team dynamics. These are the elements that inspired me to take on this … Continued

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Why did Adam Kreek row across the Altantic in 2012?

1) Why is Adam rowing across the Atlantic in 2012? First, I love to learn. Taking on new challenges is a great way to expand your potential and gain new skills and perspective. Rowing across the Atlantic will be physically trying, but even more challenging are our current preparations of logistics and team dynamics. These … Continued

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Why is Adam rowing across the Atlantic?

Adam will row from Africa to South America in December 2012 with three teammates from Washington, USA.  The crew will be raising funds for Right To Play and collecting data on human physiology and ocean biology, physics and chemistry for researchers at the University of Washington, WA, and the University of Calgary, AB. The most … Continued

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Adam speaks at the 21st Century Learning Leadership Forum in Banff

Adam spoke Friday at the international 21st Century Learning Leadership Forum in Banff, AB.  The conference brought together key thinkers on education from around the globe to discuss synergies between the forum themes of Careers, Learning, Globalization and Sustainability (economic/environment).  Forum speakers challenged current thinking on building and sustaining a learning society in Canada and … Continued

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Adam hits the streets and gives away 2012 Canadian Olympic Red Mittens

The Canadian Olympic Committee has launched its 2012 fundraising and popular Red Mittens.  Since their inception in 2009, Red Mitten sales have raised $18.9 million in support of the Canadian Olympic Foundation. New mittens, for a new Olympic Games, but the goal remains the same – support Canada’s Olympic Athletes. Adam hit the streets on … Continued

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Adam motivates next generation to achieve their potential

Adam was pleased to have the opportunity to attend the Youth Resilience Project’s “I Can” conference as a special guest speaker, where he urged youth to pursue their goals, stay focused and avoid being hindered by presumptions of failure. He shared two key lessons with the group.  First, to fail successfully.  “Learning how to fail … Continued

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Adam supports Water Polo Canada’s sentencing of Nathan Kotylak

Canadian water polo player, Nathan Kotylak, who was shown in some notorious images from the Vancouver Stanley Cup riot has been banned from the Canadian national team for two years. Kotylak was handed the suspension by Water Polo Canada’s discipline panel, which means he will not compete at the 2012 Olympic Games. Adam had argued … Continued

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Adam Kreek writes about the state of British Columbia’s Biodiesel sector

British Columbia’s Biodiesel production and local distribution is hindered by legislation originally intended to support the adoption of sustainable fuel use in British Columbia and beyond.  BC’s commitment to reduce its carbon consumption drastically by 2020 relies on a transition to sustainable fuels like B100 (100 per cent Biodiesel).   “In B.C., drivers going out … Continued

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Adam named Keynote speaker for Vikes Championship Breakfast

Former University of Victoria Vikes rower Adam Kreek, an Olympic gold medallist, is the keynote speaker for the 2011 Vikes Championship Breakfast to be held at McKinnon Gymnasium on Tuesday Sept. 27 The event raises funds for athletic financial awards to attract the best and brightest student-athletes to UVic. Vikes director of athletics and recreation … Continued