Standing Up For What’s Right!

Standing Up For What’s Right! Vancouver Pride Parade 2017 Team Canada #OneTeam 2013 was the first time Team Canada asked athletes to partake in Canadian Pride Parades. When I was asked it was a no brainer, if I was in town I was going. 2013 was an interesting time for Olympic Athletes with Putin enforcing Read More …

Bell Let’s Talk Day: Let’s Share & Listen

In her own words: Mercedes Nicoll’s fight against depression Bell Let’s Talk Day: Let’s Share & Listen Let’s face it no one is perfect! Photos all over social media may portray a perfect life, but do you know what’s really going on with your friends? Do you find that you’re always waiting for your time Read More …

Why I Share My Story

Why I Share My Story 6 months ago I wasn’t sure I would be able to compete in snowboarding again. 2 years ago I wasn’t sure I would snowboard again. I have been on a long journey that has taken me 2 years to get back to competitive snowboarding. If you’re reading my story for Read More …

Calgary Giving Back

GIVING BACK I spent some time at Winsport in Calgary early January and got a great opportunity to ride with the Riders on Board girls crew Tuesday night, January 12th. Teammate Katie Tsuyuki and I took the girls for some laps helping them with their riding skills and taking them through the mini pipe giving Read More …

What Are You Thankful For?

I’m Thankful to be Back I’m thankful to be symptom free, after a long year and a half of suffering: headaches, lost personality, depression and being on an emotional rollercoaster. I have my personality back, I’ve dealt with depression by having goals. I’m back doing what I love, what makes me happiest, I’m back on my Read More …

Vancouver Pride Parade

VANCOUVER PRIDE PARADE Aug 2nd 12pm I WALK WITH PRIDE I had no doubt in my mind when there was the opportunity to partake in the Vancouver Pride Parade that I would. I have had the honor of participating in Vancouver’s Pride Parade for the past two years, since the Canadian Olympic Committee has joined Read More …