Port Hope's Rob Snoek joins the podcast from Tokyo, Japan where the Summer Olympic games have just concluded. The three-time Paralympian turned broadcaster did play-by-play for swimming and reporting for track and field during CBC's Olympic coverage. He's currently preparing for the Paralympics during which he will do play-by-play for wheelchair basketball. Rob talks about that as well as the athletes he watched compete at the Olympics.
Ottawa GeeGees offensive lineman James du Manoir chats about his time playing high school football in Cobourg for the St. Mary Thunder and now at the university level. He also joins the conversation with two-time Grey Cup champion and the 2019 CFL Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman Chris Van Zeyl.
Port Hope native Dominika Jamnicky chats about being named an alternate for the Canadian Olympic triathlon team in Tokyo.
Keeper of the Cup Mike Bolt, a former Cobourg area resident, joins to talk about his 20 years traveling the world with the Stanley Cup.
Host Jeff Gard chats with Dr. Alban Merepeza, a Port Hope chiropractor who is heading to Tokyo to work at his seventh Olympic Games.
Dr. Merepeza talks about his expectations for Tokyo and some of the notable athletes he will be working with, including Canadian sprinters Andre de Grasse, Crystal Emmanuel and Khamica Bingham as well as Trinidad javelin thrower Keshorn Walcott.
Athlete Spotlight guest Reghan Chadwick, 16, of Port Hope talks about her hockey background and heading to Kingston this fall to play for the U20 Ice Wolves. She also joins the conversation with Matt Stajan, who recounts his challenge to make it to the OHL with the Belleville Bulls before playing over 1,000 NHL games with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Calgary Flames.
Athlete Spotlight guest Macie Hackney, a catcher who plays softball for the Cobourg Angels and played hockey in the West Northumberland Girls association, talks about her sports background and has questions for Canadian women's softball catcher Kaleigh Rafter, who talks about preparing to return to the Olympics for the first time since 2008.
Athlete Spotlight guest Grace Jenkins of Port Hope, who excels in a number of sports, including gymnastics, rugby, running and swimming, talks about her sports background and also joins the conversation with the 2004 Olympic champion in artistic gymnastics Kyle Shewfelt. Kyle talks about his gymnastics career and his new book Make it Happen.