Grade 7 Student – Collingwood
I love to spend as much time as
possible with my horse Mickey. He and I are best friends. When I am
not riding I like to play Field Hockey and Track and Field. Or just
hanging out with my best friend Ainsley.
My dad and his 4 friends
that are riding across our country for JDRF.
Brown Eyed Girl – Van
Morrison, Shakedown – Akon, Umbrella - Rihanna
1. Getting my new insulin pump
Winning Ribbons in horse competitions
Doing well at school
with my family
Getting a new bike.
I am so proud of my dad, his
team of riders and friends that are helping us ride across Canada.
I know that we will find a cure soon and all the type 1 kids and me
will start to live a normal life with out having to worry about managing
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President, Innovative Fitness
Accomplishing things I’m not
The feeling you get at the
end of an challenging journey.
Creed, My Sacrifice.
1. 36 hour Adventure Race
2. Hiking the Grand Canyon
3. Ironman Canada
4. New York Marathon
5. Test of Metal
H2V is an opportunity to fulfill
a dream of riding across the country with great people, while benefiting
a population born to a disease needing a cure. It is that simple.
Matt's full bio.
Events Manager & Professional
Coach, Innovative Fitness
High-octane sports and exploring
the globe for me please!
Inspiration: Witnessing a great leader, being part of a team and the
freedom of choice.
Electronica, Hip Hop, Drum
and Bass, Reggae
1. Hiking the Himalayas
2. 1 day Seattle to Portland road ride
3. Multiple 10km runs
4. Grass roots 100km road rides
I have always enjoyed both working
with a team and achieving personal goals. H2V will be a powerful combination
of both. Riding across my country for a cause that is close to my heart
will be a great honour.
Principal, John Henry Bikes
Principal, Hire Me Ltd.
Anything outdoors that keeps me moving
Seeing someone overcome seemingly
insurmountable obstacles to discover their true potential.
Bob Marley, Trenchtown
Rock and Lively Up Your Life
1. Playing soccer for the under 21,
Canadian National team
2. Road to Mexico with my family
3. Winning the Premier’s Athletic
4. Co-authoring Hire Me. (2006)
5. Being nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002
From the riders’ ambitions
to the dreams of the charity itself, it will be a joy to see such grand
goals realized. I want to do all I can to see that every child grows
up feeling that they live in a world of promise. I commit 100% to making
the ride, donations and sponsorship an unprecedented success.
Willie's full bio.
Shoe Salesman/Event Manager
Owner – North Shore Athletics
President – Run The North Shore Event Management
Riding my bikes (all 6 of them),
Snowshoeing, Skiing ( all types), Wave Pool with Family, Playing with
My daughter Kallym who is
4 1/2. Anyone who is out doing what they love to do.
SOUNDTRACK: Anything with the Foo Fighters or Lincoln Park
1. Iron Man x 3
2. Won Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002, Nominated for Best Employer
in 2006, Nominated for Best Business in 2006, 2001 and 2004.
3. Sea 2 Summit with my friends x 5
4. Daughters first day on Skis with me
5. Losing 30 pounds when I met my wife
I want to ride as hard as I can
and raise as much money as I can, for the families that have to deal
with JD every day. I am one of those people that can’t stand seeing
children in distress. Everytime I see a Childrens Hospital commercial
Keith's full bio.
President , Myron Advertising & Design
Hitting the beach, the road, or the
mountain. The bigger the challenge, the better.
Taylor, my 11-year old daughter.
Like other parents of Type One children, I am weary of living with the
fear that my child may not wake up one morning. I want a cure before
my daughter turns 18.
Johnny Cash, Ring of Fire
1. Two day adventure race - solo
2. Windsurfing the North Shore of Maui
3. Marathon and 1⁄2 Ironman
4. Cycling up Haleakala Creator, Maui 0 – 10,000 ft
5. Ice climbing Professor Falls – Rundle Ridge in Banff, Alberta
I would like to thank everyone
in advance for making this event such a huge success. Organizing and
training takes a significant time commitment so I would also like to
thank my family, friends and business associates who have all been generous
in affording me the time to do this.
Kyle's full bio.
Marketing Director, North Shore Athletics
Long rides on the bike involving
sunshine and coffee.
Scratch Perverts – Essential
1. Tour de White Rock win
2. Duathlon Nationals
3. Science degree
4. Surviving Dan Proulx’s training camp
5. Family Vacations
Helping 5 close friends and athletes
ride across Canada will be a tremendous honour to me and in the process
finding a cure for Juvenile Diabetes I cannot ask for any more.