Expectation is Play’s Enemy

“I learned more about the importance of play from the time I was third than any of the times I won medals”

Marnie McBean
Marnie McBean is a twelve-time world and Olympic medalist and one of two Canadians to win three gold medals at the Summer Olympics. In 2002, the international rowing federation FISA recognized her outstanding career with their highest honour, the Thomas Keller Award. She worked with the Canadian Olympic Committee to mentor five Canadian Olympic teams, and she is a member and former governor of Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame, an officer of the Order of Canada, and a recipient of both the Governor General’s Meritorious Service Medal and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal. Her first book is titled The Power of More: How Small Steps Can Help You Achieve Big Goals.

New Year, New Stories

Hello and Happy 2023!
As we start this new year, we need you now more than ever. In these uncertain times, it is crucial that reliable media remains available to everyone. That is why we depend on your support to keep our journalism accessible and independent. From the economy to political polarization, the challenges our society is facing this year are too important for half truths. At The Walrus, the future of journalism is funded by engaged citizens like you. Together, we can preserve the integrity of Canadian media and ensure that our democracy thrives. Will you join us?
With thanks,
Jennifer Hollett
Executive Director
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