I denne artikklen utviklet av True Sport møter vi fire foreldre som alle deler erfaringer med sine barn og deres karriere innen toppidretten. Helt nederst deler Dr. Penny Werthner hennes ekspertise og erfaringer innen fagfeltet og hvordan man kan optimalisere bilturen hjem.
Ken and Arlene Olynyk
Ken and Arlene Olynyk are the parents of Kelly, Jesse and Maya. Kelly plays in the NBA for the Boston Celtics, Maya plays U Sports basketball for the Saskatchewan Huskies and Jesse played rugby for the University of Victoria and the province of British Columbia.
Jan is the mother of Beckie Scott, Olympic Champion. Beckie’s bronze at the 2002 Games became silver, and finally gold, when it was revealed the two racers who beat her had tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs.
Keith is the father of Rhian Wilkinson, fullback on the Canadian Women’s Soccer Team. She is a CONCACAF Champion (2010), 2X Olympic Games Medalist and Norway Toppserien Winner (2012).
Rosemary is the mother of Emily Brydon, former Canadian alpine skier. Now retired, Emily is a three-time Olympian who competed for Canada at Salt Lake City 2002, Turin 2006 and Vancouver 2010.
Dr. Penny Werthner has spent more than 30 years in sport and psychology. An olympian herself and having consulted multiple Olympic teams to publishing peer-reviewed papers, she is an extremely influential name in Canadian sports psychology. Underneath she shares her experteese and experiences working with athletes and their parents in order to help you have a better ride home:
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