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Thomas Clark

poet, writer and freelance journalist in Galashiels

Corridors of Uncertainty: Art in Sport, Sport in Art

PRESENTED ON APR 20, 2016
IN GALASHIELS @ VOL 2

Selkirk football clubs poet in residence, Thomas Clark, talks about the benefits of combining art and sport.

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Art, Sport and Passion

BY ADAM BUSS
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 30, 2011

What keeps you awake at night and gets you up in the morning? How can seemingly small events make us the people we are today? By looking at art and sport, two defining interests in his life, Adam Buss chart a journey to this exact point in time. No conclusions, no sales pitch, just passion.

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The Northern Sport Centre Has the Power to Move You

BY SCOTT MCWALTER
IN PRINCE GEORGE

Becky Dochstader and Scott McWalter are the Communications Team for the Northern Sport Centre and are proud to be participating in PG’s first ever PechaKucha event. “The Power to Move You” theme is a natural fit for the Northern Sport Centre, and Becky and Scott explain how the NSC is not only a provider of movement, but a recipient as well. The NSC is a world-class sport and fitness facility that provides Northern BC with the power to move, but in reality, it’s the members, user groups and staff who move us. 

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Sport Boule

BY HIRONOBU MORIKAWA
@ VOL 113 ON APR 30, 2014

A very enthusiastic Hironobu Morikawa wants us all to get excited for "Sport Boule," and he does a fantastic job of doing just that through his presentation, explaining what the sport is about, and what he hopes to achieve. 

Please note that this presentation is mostly in English, with some Japanese at the end. Also, a few demonstrations of throws were done in front of the audience -- and successful ones at that, as you'll be able to tell from the cheering.

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Pickle Ball: North America's Fastest Growing Sport

BY ALLEN CLASS
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 06, 2015

Allen Class introduce us to the fastest growing sport in America, Pickleball. He discuss the history of this sport as well as how to play it. 

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Living into Uncertainty

BY JOHNNIE MOORE
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 17, 2015

Johnnie Moore explores the traps we fall into when dealing with uncertainty in our organisations. With ideas from Kierkegaard to Monty Python, Rodin to Shakespeare, it's a whistle stop tour of living with paradox and absurdity.

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Quidditch - The Fictional Game Redefining Sport

BY CHRIS RADOJEWSKI
@ VOL 25 ON JUN 09, 2016

"There's no other sport that I know that's as inclusive as quidditch. It's brought nerds to sport—nerds who have never played sports before. It's a gateway drug to sports and a healthy lifestyle."

Quidditch player and Team Canada Head Coach Chris Radojewski dispels some misconceptions about one of the world's fasting growing sports, Quidditch is indeed real—and it's growing, staking a reputation as fast and hard-hitting while paving the way for gender inclusivity in sport.

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Passion for Sport

BY STEVEN DREGER
@ VOL 27 ON SEP 14, 2016

His Passion for Sport drove Steven Dreger to a position with the Special Olympics.  Their mission statement about enriching the lives of those with special needs through active living was what Dreger wanted to succeed in in his life.  His pride for these athletes is palpable as he shares his story of success and passion.  

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Seems I'm Sport-Addicted

BY MUNAVARA RAKHMANOVA
@ VOL 1 ON JAN 27, 2017

Munavara Rakhmanova, business analytics expert in telecommunication company explains how she is keen on sport.

 

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The Benefits of Being a Good Sport

BY DALE MACKEY
IN KNOXVILLE

Last year, Dale Mackey launched Good Sport Night at The Central Collective, a mixed-use space in North Knoxville that she runs with her husband Shawn. Each month, participants show up with no idea what to expect. Whether they’re learning to swing dance or training for the Apocalypse participants meet new people, try new things, and experience the benefits of positive short-term stress.