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Catherine McKenna is a beacon for positive change. She was elected in 2015 as the first female Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre and appointed Minister of Environment and Climate Change. In 2019, she went on to become Minister of Infrastructure and Communities. She is also passionate about water. She’s worked to protect the OttawaContinue reading “Open Water Swimmer Profile: Catherine McKenna”
Mauro Campanelli grew up in Sudbury, Ontario, and spent the first 20 years of his life there. As a kid, Maruo enjoyed playing around in the cool waters of Ramsey Lake. While his affinity for water was ever-present, his love for open water swimming didn’t come until adulthood. There are times, Mauro admits, when theContinue reading “Open Water Swimmer Profile: Mauro Campanelli”
Why does Robert love open water marathon swimming? For him, nothing beats the call of the open water. Open water swimming has become a way for Robert to connect with his environment. He finds it freeing to swim outside and exciting to be so immersed in nature. Robert began open water swimming in his midContinue reading “Open Water Swimming Profile: Robert McGlashan”
Why does Jessi Lidstone Harewicz love open water marathon swimming? For her, it’s about getting outside. It’s about doing things that scare her. It’s about pushing herself and finding out what she can do. Plus, the majestic sight of British Columbia’s beautiful mountains surrounding her while she swims doesn’t hurt either! Being outside is anContinue reading “Open Water Swimmer Profile: Jessi Lidstone Harewicz”
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