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Adam launches from Vancouver to circumnavigate Vancouver Island, BC

Adam and his OAR Northwest teammates departed Vancouver this morning to circumnavigate Vancouver Island, unassisted, on a 29‐foot ocean rowing boat.   The crew will traverse and document the awe inspiring and challenging Inside Passage, also known as the “Grave‐yard of the Pacific.”  Their vessel is the most technologically advanced rowing boat in the world, equipped … Continued

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Adam sets World Record in Guinness Book

Adam set a world record in the Guinness Book on Friday when he led the world’s largest rowing class.  The event was organized to encourage outdoor, active and healthy living across Victoria. Video news coverage can be found on the following page: Adam Kreek sets world record.

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Adam leads the ‘World’s largest rowing class’

Adam will attempt to lead the world’s largest rowing class today in Victoria, BC, and set a new Guinness Book of World records.  The record-size class will be held at 4pm, Friday, March 9th, 2012, at the Go Rowing and Paddling Association on  Victoria’s Gorge Waterway. The goal of the event is to promote awareness among … Continued

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Adam Speaks at Pan-Canadian Health Summit

On Monday, February 27th, Adam participated with leaders from federal, provincial, private and not-for-profit sectors to discuss the childhood obesity epidemic in Canada.  Adam’s key message was this: “If we tackle the obesity epidemic properly, we will also have a more sustainable environment, a lower incidence of mental illness, and a lower crime rate.” For … Continued

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Victoria Paddle Festival

  Presented by the Canadian Wildlife Federation and Olympic Gold Medalist Adam Kreek     Saturday, March 10, 2012 1 – 5 pm Songhees Park in the Inner Harbour 45 Songhees Road Victoria, BC The Victoria Paddle Festival is a celebration of adventure, science, and education supporting OAR Northwest education programs and April’s record-breaking expedition around Vancouver … Continued

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The Canadian Wildlife Federation partners with Adam’s OAR Northwest Adventure Team

The Canadian Wildlife Federation has partnered with Adam’s OAR Northwest Adventure Team for their upcoming expeditions, April’s Salish Sea circumnavigation of Vancouver Island and December’s Africa to the Americas trans Atlantic crossing in the ‘world’s most technologically advanced rowing boat’. During the 2012 expeditions, the OAR Northwest Team will gather data from the ocean environment, … Continued

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“Think and Live like a Gold Medalist”, Adam’s interview with Psychology Today

Adam spoke recently with Jim Afremow, Ph.D., LPC, of Psychology Today, about his perspective on thriving in competition, building effective teams, and tackling challenge.  Adam also describes his work helping individuals and teams reach their peak performance through his keynote addresses, workshops and seminars, and personal coaching program. Adam’s full interview is available here: Psychology … Continued

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Adam’s work with Esteem Team Profiled

Adam’s work with Motivate Canada’s Esteem Team was profiled in this recent news article.  Adam has worked with the Esteem Team since 2002, empowering youth and teaching lessons of leadership and achievement in schools across British Columbia. Cowichan News Leader Article, December 2nd, 2011

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Join Adam for a public dialogue on alcohol and society – Vancouver

Join Adam in Vancouver this November 8th from 7:30-9:30pm at a public forum to discuss our complex cultural relationship with alcohol. The forum will be hosted by the Center for Addictions Research at the University of Victoria. For event details, please see the following website Our Dance with Alcohol or PDF Poster.      

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Adam offers ocean rowing experience in support of Canadian Athletes

Interested in ocean rowing and crab fishing with an Olympic Gold Medalist?  Adam has offered to take the highest bidder in Rowing Canada Aviron’s auction fundraiser for an ocean adventure in Victoria BC, in a sleek stable Whitehall Spirit® open water rowing boat.   Learn to row and catch yourself a fabulous dinner! Funds collected will … Continued