Marie-Michèle Gagnon, Canadian alpine skier
Two-time Canadian Olympic alpine skier Marie-Michèle Gagnon joined me to discuss her injuries and the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Late last year Gagnon suffered tore her ACL and dislocated her left shoulder when she crashed during a training session. She is currently recovering and is not able to compete in the Olympics. Her recovery is going well and she’s excited to cheer on her teammates. Listen here for the story.
Arash Madani, Sportsnet
Sportsnet's Arash Madani joined me to talk about Canada's gold medal from Ted-Jan Bloemen. Bloemen is Dutch but decided to compete for Canada because he didn’t have the option at home. Four years ago during the Sochi Olympics, Bloemen watched the events from his T.V. at home and now he holds a world record in the 5,000 and the 10,000 skating events. Listen to Bloemen’s story and other topics from the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
John Robson, National Post
National Post columnist, John Robson, joined me to discuss his piece: Stoking fiery division over the Boushie verdict doesn't show you care. Gerald Stanley was acquitted of second-degree murder charges in the death of Colten Boushie. Since then, politicians and public figures have taken to social media to express their disappointment with the Canadian justice system. Listen here for Robson’s opinions on the subject.
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