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Local becomes 3rd Canadian to earn Triple Crown

Jessi Harewicz, who over the past winters has spent many long hours training indoors at the UBC Aquatic Centre, has become only the third Canadian to complete the Triple Crown of open water swimming.  On June 1, 2019 Jessi spent nearly 9 hours swimming 42 kilometers to circumnavigate Manhattan. This feat, together with the successful […]

Juan | Faces of Recreation

Juan | Faces of Recreation

Juan is a Professor in the Department of Botany at UBC. Can you start by telling us how long you have been part of the Personal Training Program? Juan: I have e-mails from my first trainer, Amir, starting from January 2011! That’s much longer than I thought! Why did you choose Personal Training at UBC […]