Canada’s Winter National Sport Organizations
by Adam Goodwin | 2015 | Last Updated: May 4, 2015
Canada’s National Sport Organizations
Canada has many national sport organizations (NSO) that help direct and grow the organization’s respective sport.
This blog post will focus on channels to engage with Canada’s winter NSOs.
[On May 4, 2015, a list of the summer organizations was published on this blog. For a list, please click here.]
Background: Canada’s NSO for alpine skiing.
Background: Canada’s NSO for biathlon (cross-country and rifle marksmanship)
Board of directors: http://www.biathloncanada.ca/main.php?p=5191
Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton
Background: Canada’s NSO for bobsleigh and skeleton (on stomach)
Canadian Curling Association
Background: Canada’s NSO for curling
Purchase merchandise: http://store.curling.ca/
Canadian Freestyle Ski Association
Background: Canada’s NSO for freestyle skiing (e.g., aerials, halfpipe, moguls, slopstyle)
The Association on Dragon’s Den: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxRKSUh_6RM
Canadian Luge Association
Background: Governs the sport of luge in Canada
Canadian Snowboard Federation
Background: Canada’s NSO for snowboarding
Year end reports: http://www.canadasnowboard.ca/en/about/yearendreport/
Cross Country Canada
Background: Governing body for cross-country skiing in Canada with over 58,000 supporting members.
Background: Governs amateur hockey in Canada
Nordic Combined Ski Canada and Ski Jumping Canada
Background: Canada’s NSO for ski jumping.
Background: Canada’s largest governing body of growing and developing skating in the country.
Speed Skating Canada
Background: #bethefastest – Canada’s NSO for speed skating.
Employment Opportunities: http://www.speedskating.ca/about/employment-opportunities
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Adam Goodwin is a Canadian who has lived and worked in Africa, Europe, the Middle East, and North America, who is currently attending one of the world’s best sport management programs at the University of Windsor. He is a proud introvert and silent leader. He has traveled to 50 major global cities around the world, and has worked with universities, non-profits, consulting firms, and sport organizations. He has family and friends around the world. Follow his travels, work, projects, and thoughts on Twitter (@adam13goodwin) and on this blog (click on the bottom right-hand corner to sign up for weekly email notifications).