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Greg Jonuk

in Prince George

Disc Sports: A Personal Movement in Body and Brain

PRESENTED ON FEB 18, 2014
IN PRINCE GEORGE @ VOL 1

Greg Jonuk shares his experience in discovering and building the sport of ultimate in Prince George; combining the athletic endurance of soccer, with the aerial passing of football and the non-stop breakout action of basketball. Join him as he ditches the machismo-laden and testosterone-soaked football field for the co-ed, non-contact nature of the sport of ultimate.

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How Pole Dancing Changed My Life

BY ANGEL STEWART
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 18, 2014

Pole Dancing is a highly misunderstood sport that requires extreme flexibility and muslce control. Angel Stewart, a pole dancing instructor, goes beyond the stigma to show how it has changed her life both physically and emotionally. 

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How Riding A Bike Taught Me About Prejudice

BY ANDREW KURJATA
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 18, 2014

How does a straight, white male living in North America experience prejudice? He gets on a bike. Andrew Kurjata, a bicyclist by convenience means and not by enthusiast means, just wants to ride his bicycle. However, he quickly learns that riding your bike, in a highly car dominated culture, is an inherently political act. 

"Presentation of the Day" on October 16, 2014.

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The Northern Sport Centre Has the Power to Move You

BY SCOTT MCWALTER
IN PRINCE GEORGE

Becky Dochstader and Scott McWalter are the Communications Team for the Northern Sport Centre and are proud to be participating in PG’s first ever PechaKucha event. “The Power to Move You” theme is a natural fit for the Northern Sport Centre, and Becky and Scott explain how the NSC is not only a provider of movement, but a recipient as well. The NSC is a world-class sport and fitness facility that provides Northern BC with the power to move, but in reality, it’s the members, user groups and staff who move us. 

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(Re) Start Running

BY SARAH HOLLAND
IN PRINCE GEORGE

Sarah Holland discovers how to live her athletic dream in the body she has. She has learned that the multiple stops and starts (and a treadmill on fire) are all part of the journey of never giving up on running. 

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Alpine Climbing: Quiet Pursuit of the Ridiculous

BY WILL CADELL
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 18, 2014

It doesn’t have to be fun to be fun. It can be the difficulty that defines the experience and the challenges overcome which makes the moments of quiet in the mountain so sublime. Will Cadell explores the Jekyll and Hyde personas of alpine climbers to show that for every Jekyll that complains and wants to quit, there is a Hyde that says, "don't think, keep going." 

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Bangor's Ultimate Summer League

BY JOSH KEARNS
@ VOL 12 ON APR 11, 2014

Josh Kearns moved to Maine to work for Gilman Electric. As a means to connect with the community, he helped to bring back the Summer Ultimate Frisbee league in Bangor.

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Music & Movement

BY NICOLE MALATESTA
@ VOL 33 ON OCT 03, 2017

Nicole MalatestA tells us all about how movement, in the form of various sports, has ruled her life from an early age. She encourages us to get out there and find the sport for us...whatever it is...MOVE!

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Ultimate: The Best Play

BY JOE NORSKOV
@ VOL 27 ON MAY 10, 2018

Play is a necessary function of skill development. Joe Norskov has played and organized Ultimate for 15 years. During this time, he’s noticed a consistent and above average number of community minded, kind, and high achieving people play Ultimate. The sport develops problem solving, work ethic, good health, and conscientiousness. Joe believes that the sport attracts and shapes individuals to be better humans.

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Wheelchairs & Movement

BY LARA DUKE
@ VOL 22 ON MAR 02, 2019

In this presentation, Lara discusses how to use a movement analysis framework to improve how people move during specific skills. She begins this talk with sharing her experiences working with the Canadian National Wheelchair curling team and then transitions into how she teaches the movement analysis framework to 3rd and 4th year students in the Douglas College Bachelor of Physical Education program. Highlights from this talk include experiential learning, technologies for data collection/analysis, and knowledge translation of movement outcomes.