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“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.” – Jim Rohn For the past twelve months, my life as a writer has looked as follows: I spent nine months literally rewriting and formatting every single word...
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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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This past weekend, I once again had the pleasure of meeting with each of the executive members of the Ontario Football Conference (OFC) at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), which was held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, but I also had the opportunity to finally meet many of the other great...
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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...
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Jake “Champ” Bellamy is an up-and-coming sportswriter with CanadaFootballChat.com, as well as a media analyst and writer with the Ontario Football Conference (OFC). In this interview, we discuss youth football in Ontario, the comparison between amateur sports in both Canada and the USA, the NFL play-off picture, and the NHL Winter Classic between the...
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Release Date: 2015 Written by: DJ Jones Edited and Foreword by: James Ryan The true story of DJ Jones; a 130-pound, 6-foot tall, 50-something, African-American wife, mother, and professional fitness coach, who became the first and only person to ever ride her 800-pound motorcycle, Big Bertha, solo through all 50 American States consecutively during...
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. . . . This past weekend, I had the pleasure of visiting Regina, Saskatchewan for the Canadian Junior Football League (CJFL) annual general meeting, as well as the ‘Banquet of Champions‘ award ceremony, and the championship game (Canadian Bowl) between the Vancouver Island Raiders (BCFC) and the Regina Thunder (PFC). It was amazing!...
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. . . . Today couldn’t have been any better. I woke up knowing that I didn’t have to be down in the hotel lobby until around 1:00 p.m. in order to catch the shuttle to the CJFL Canadian Bowl football game between the Vancouver Island Raiders (BCFC) and the Regina Thunder (PFC), but...
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. . . . Having been up til 5 a.m. the night before (third night in a row where I only got about three hours sleep), I woke up a bit groggy and panicked to make my way down in time for what ended up being a full day’s worth of meetings. Personally, I’ve...
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Greetings everyone! I recently had the opportunity to walk around in downtown Regina, Saskatchewan late at night, and I immediately stumbled upon a lot of really cool art work (not grafitti) that was displayed throughout the entire downtown core. I started off by just taking a couple of pictures, but the more I walked...
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Well, it’s certainly been an event filled day here in Regina, and just to let you know…this is a blog post at about 5:00 a.m. (yes, I need to wake up in three hours for a full days worth of meetings), which means that I get to speak in my own voice without being...
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. . . . Offensive Player of the Week Running Back #28 Tarrence Crawford – Windsor AKO Fratmen Boosting his Windsor AKO Fratmen team to victory over the Hamilton Hurricanes by a score of 16-9, RB #28 Tarrence Crawford had an outstanding game, as he ran for 166 yards on 27 carries in less...