Tag Archives | “Roger Friesen

UFV taps sports expertise to host Chinese Olympic delegation

When China came knocking on BC’s door to ask who could help them plan for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, UFV answered with enthusiasm. In 2010, British Columbians threw a giant party and hosted a Winter Olympics that will live on in memory for decades to come. By doing so, they created a pool of […]

Roger Friesen to speak on Olympic experience — Dec 2

When you see an elite athlete competing at the Olympic games, you get a brief glance into their life. What you don’t  see are the years of dedication and commitment on the part of the athletes, the obstacles encountered, and the support team that helped get them to the Olympic games. On December 2, UFV […]

UFV’s Friesen helps Canadian cyclists prepare mentally for Pan Am competition

There’s more to high performance sport than being in top physical condition and training for months at a time. There’s also mental conditioning. Nobody knows that better than sports psychologist Roger Friesen of Abbotsford. He’s currently at the Pan Am Games in Ontario, supporting and cheering on several cyclists he works with, including the men’s […]

Best of the Banff Mountain Film Festival returns

Fresh footage capturing outdoor adventures from across the world returns with the Best of the Banff Mountain Film Festival Nov. 26-27 inside Mission’s Clarke Theatre. Once again spearheaded by UFV kinesiology instructor Roger Friesen, the annual event brings two entirely different film sets each evening, ranging from feature-length films from major organizations such as National […]