August 2010 Archives

Pan Pacs highlight jam-packed summer

With the Commonwealth Games coming up in just over a month, I, for the first time, had no summer vacation. Well, technically that's not true. I took a summer vacation on Monday, Aug. 23rd. Come Tuesday afternoon it was back to the pool at Saanich Commonwealth Place in Victoria, and back to the grind.

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India or bust

India has always eluded me.

In my 10 years on the Canadian badminton team, I've traveled to more than 50 countries, but never to India. Don't get me wrong - it wasn't by choice. I've been dying to go. I've even had the visa stamp in my passport, the plane ticket bought and the accommodations booked. But on four different occasions, the trip fell through.

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