A Day in the Life...On the Road to the London Olympic Games

Summer Olympic Athelete.jpgThe London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games are less than a year away and our Canadian athletes have been training hard to prepare! 

On December 27th at noon, CBC Radio One presents "A Day in the Life...On the Road to the London Olympic Games"a one-hour special hosted by CBC Victoria's On The Island, Gregor Craigie. This special will be broadcast throughout BC.


The special follows athletes, from five different sports for one typical training day in Victoria as they prepare for the Summer Olympics 2012. Listeners will get an inside look at the lives of triathlete Simon Whitfield, diver Riley McCormick, rowers Lindsay Jennerich and Patricia Obee, wheelchair basketball player Jessica Vliegethart and 800 metre runner Lemlem Bereket Ogbasilassie. We'll follow them to the gym, the weight room, the track, the pool, physio and even at home with the family. 

Tune into your local CBC Radio One for this special as Gregor takes you through the exciting journey of the Canadian athletes On the Road to the London Olympic Games! 

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