Climbing for a Cause (Again!)
Apparently Crystal used to skip art class to go run hills
May 5th is an important milestone for Crystal and Edworthy Hill is symbolic on many levels. “This hill represents my elite athlete days, I’ve ran many hill sprints here, often to the point of puking! Since my competitive days, I’m still drawn to this hill as it represents an attitude of “always looking up”.Read more
On April 29th, 2016 Paul Andrew will begin a 1600 km cycling trek to raise funds for Branch Out Foundation and Parkinson’s UK. The ride from Land's End to John o' Groats (LEJOG) has been undertaken since bikes were invented and has since developed a cult following.Read more
The highly acclaimed ATB Gran Fondo Highwood Pass and Calgary-based Branch Out Neurological Foundation (“Branch Out”) are partnering up to invest in a world free from neurological disorders.Read more
Bike Tour Countdown! 73 Days To Go!
Bikes, Beers, Battlestar Galactica (Battlestar Galactica not guaranteed).
B.O.S.S (Branch Out SnowShoe tour) Just Happened!
Tour Organizer Marcus Henry (left) and Branch Out Executive Director Crystal Phillips gave 20 high-kicks to neurological disorders!Read more
A fusion of music, art, technology, and neuroscience as part of a wearable technology project, “Musethereal”, for Calgary’s MakeFashion Gala (http://www.makefashion.ca)
Bragg Creek provided the backdrop for the 2nd Annual Branch Out Snowshoe Tour, in support of brain health. A lack of snow on the trails couldn’t slow the enthusiasm for participants at the sold-out event. All proceeds from the event got to brain health research. Branch Out Neurological Foundations funds research for alternative treatments for neurological disorders, including concussion.View
A few Calgary Stampeders are putting in some extra offseason training. Offensive lineman Quinn Smith, defensive end Ben D’Aguilar and strength coach Dmitri Tsoumpas are volunteering at a snowshoe tour fundraiser in support of brain health.Read more