Interviews Archive

James Ryan
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Different social media platforms serve for a variety of reasons, but in my opinion, Twitter has become an absolute information warzone over these past few years. Currently, Twitter is the only social media platform where people from all over the world can reach out and connect with just about anyone else, including: Celebrities, top...
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Interview with SWKKF Senate Member Sensei Brad Cosby By: Sensei James Ryan St. Catharines Wado Kai Karate “Sensei Shintani never looked at karate as ‘that’s all there is, it’s a static art.’ It was always evolving, changing for the better.” – Sensei Brad Cosby (Hachidan) Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with...
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The following interview dates back all the way to November 9, 2011. Initially, this interview was part of a brand new sports-variety talk-show called The Sportstender (hosted by myself), but not long afterwards, was permanently removed off of YouTube, and the show later became an Internet-only, play-on-demand podcast (also currently inactive). Shortly after the...
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Greetings everyone! As many of you probably know by now, Jonathan Toews (pronounced toes not taves) has been hiking along the Bruce Trail in an effort to raise money and awareness for the Mood Disorders Society of Canada as part of a national campaign called Defeat Depression. It’s pretty amazing actually. At first, I...
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As many of you may already know (or not), I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Jonathan Toews, a local athlete who plans to hike along the Bruce Trail in an effort to raise money and awareness for the Mood Disorders Society of Canada as part of a national campaign called Defeat...
James Ryan
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Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Niagara hiking enthusiast Jonathan Toews to discuss his upcoming plans to hike along the Bruce Trail in an effort to raise money and awareness for the Mood Disorders Society of Canada, which he plans to accomplish on weekends by hiking 24 consecutive hours on five...
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Scott Young is an accomplished professional bartender out of Vancouver, B.C. and is the founder of Extremebartending.com, TheBartendingMasters.com and MixedDrinkRecipes.net, as well as the author of 199 Ways to Increase Your Tips. In this interview, we discuss his book, what it takes to become an exceptional bartender, why bartending is the best job in...
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John Brooks is the owner of Brooks Home Improvement and is a writer with NsideWrestling.com, but more notably, John is the father of two young accomplished wrestlers out of Hagerstown, Maryland (USA) – Isaiah and Aaron Brooks. In this interview, we discuss the basic rules of wrestling, the national ranking process, the pressures of...
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Bernie O’Donohue is the co-founder of See It. Protect It., as well as a traumatic brain injury survivor. In this interview, we discuss the horrific details of his own near-death experience, his personal motivation for starting the concept of See It. Protect It., what it’s like to live each day with a brain injury,...
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Frank Trivieri is the President of the Niagara Storm youth football organization. In this interview, we discuss the origins of the Niagara Storm, the rapid growth that the organization has experienced over the past year, recent coaching changes, the need for improved player safety, skill development, funding options, upcoming events, and the NFL playoffs.
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Matt “Leg Breaker” Betzold is a professional mixed martial arts fighter who has learned to compete with only one leg. In this interview, we discuss many different aspects to Matt’s life, such as how he lost his leg as a young boy, how he got involved in professional fighting, his Team USA grappling accomplishments,...
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Evan Marriott is famous for having been the star of FOX television’s reality show “Joe Millionaire.” In this interview, we discuss his rise and fall from stardom, Brock Lesnar, the UFC, Anderson Silva’s broken leg, our own broken leg experiences, meeting former Heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier, Tim’s Place and Momma D’s Dungeon in...