Canada’s Winter National Sport Organizations (by Adam Goodwin)

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.]

Alpine Canada

Background: Canada’s NSO for alpine skiing.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlpineCanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/Alpine_Canada

Webpage: http://www.alpinecanada.org/

Volunteer: http://www.alpinecanada.org/sign-up

Biathlon Canada

Background: Canada’s NSO for biathlon (cross-country and rifle marksmanship)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BiathlonCanada?fref=ts

Twitter: https://twitter.com/biathloncanada

Webpage: http://www.biathloncanada.ca

Board of directors: http://www.biathloncanada.ca/main.php?p=5191

Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton

Background: Canada’s NSO for bobsleigh and skeleton (on stomach)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BobsleighCanadaSkeleton?fref=ts

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BobCANSkel

Webpage: http://www.bobsleighcanadaskeleton.ca

About: http://www.bobsleighcanadaskeleton.ca/AboutBCS.aspx

Canadian Curling Association

Background: Canada’s NSO for curling

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/curlingcanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/curlingcanada

Webpage: http://www.curling.ca

Purchase merchandise: http://store.curling.ca/

Canadian Freestyle Ski Association

Background: Canada’s NSO for freestyle skiing (e.g., aerials, halfpipe, moguls, slopstyle)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CanFreestyleSki

Twitter: https://twitter.com/canfreestyleski

Webpage: http://freestyleski.com/

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

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Luge-Canada/138340422883168?sk=timeline

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LugeCanada

Webpage: http://www.luge.ca/

Staff: http://www.luge.ca/en/about/staff/

Canadian Snowboard Federation

Background: Canada’s NSO for snowboarding

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/canadasnowboard 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CanadaSnowboard

Webpage: http://www.canadasnowboard.ca/en/

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.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cross-Country-Canada-Ski-de-fond-Canada/138553616175807

Twitter: https://twitter.com/cccski

Webpage: http://www.cccski.com

About: http://www.cccski.com/About.aspx

Hockey Canada

Background: Governs amateur hockey in Canada

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HockeyCanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HockeyCanada

Webpage: http://www.hockeycanada.ca/en-ca

The Foundation: http://www.hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/Corporate/Foundation/Foundation.aspx

Nordic Combined Ski Canada and Ski Jumping Canada

Background: Canada’s NSO for ski jumping.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SkiJumpingCanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SkiJumpCanada

Webpage: http://skijumpingcanada.com/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/skijumpingcanada/

Skate Canada

Background: Canada’s largest governing body of growing and developing skating in the country.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skatecanada

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SkateCanada

Webpage: http://www.skatecanada.ca/

Instagram: https://instagram.com/skate_canada/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsc7hNfnY3b65mZqXkVKNZw

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/skate-canada

Speed Skating Canada

Background: #bethefastest – Canada’s NSO for speed skating.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SSC.PVC

Instagram: https://instagram.com/ssc_pvc/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SSC_PVC

Webpage: http://www.speedskating.ca

Employment Opportunities: http://www.speedskating.ca/about/employment-opportunities

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Further Reading

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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).

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