Ottawa Olympians return with renewed regard for how hard it is to hit the podium

  By Dan Plouffe With Ottawa native and 2018 Olympic curling champion John Morris landing in Calgary (his long-time residence), there was no denying a tone of disappointment for the Ottawa Olympians returning home from the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games on Feb. 26.   Many experienced injuries, equipment trouble and pure heartbreak as a number…

#OnlyOneLaneInBob: Olympic relay sprinter seeks to ease pain of 2012 disqualification

By Michael Sun Seyi Smith’s bobsleigh career only began a few months ago at the WinSport training facility in Calgary. The Olympic sprinter-turned-bobsledder had been training around other Olympic athletes to stay in shape after retiring from track two years ago. “The consistency from being around other athletes sort of brought me back into it,”…