James Ryan
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“The best lesson I ever learned from my father was not how to fight but how to never be lazy.” Royce Gracie Never was this statement more importantly accurate than in 2006 when my 10-year old son Jacob and I, went on our second annual father-son canoe trip into the vast and stormy wilderness...
James Ryan
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Change is stressful. Changing jobs (or being unemployed and job searching) can be even more stressful, particularly if you have major responsibilities in your life such as a mortgage to pay for or children to feed. The emotional toll of joblessness can weigh heavily upon a person’s shoulders and this can deeply affect a...
James Ryan
Recently, I purchased UFC 6 on eBay (brand new) for a whopping $4.00 (shipping included), which was easily the best $4.00 that I had spent all year. In light of recent pay-per-view let downs, I suppose I was feeling a bit nostalgic for the good old days when the UFC was still about pitting...
James Ryan
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Prepare to be inspired… Nathan Srigley is a 24-year old Niagara cyclist who has just ridden his mountain bike over 2,000 km across Ontario from Kenora on the Manitoba border (Departure: September 10, 2009) to Niagara-on-the-Lake (Arrival: October 3, 2009). His objective was to raise awareness and funds for Wells of Hope (www.wellsofhope.com). “Wells...
James Ryan
In my recent examination to better understand why mixed martial arts will never become more mainstream and popular than it currently is, I have concluded that a lot of the animosity that is aimed directly towards mixed martial arts stems from its poorly perceived social image as it relates directly to the intimidation factor...