It could be argued that, after two years, 2022 will be the expansion season Atlético Ottawa should have had. No COVID-shortened season isolated on Prince Edward Island. No starting the season in another bubble in Winnipeg. This year, “Ottleti” will kick off at home, where it belongs.
Sean Botti recently discovered what quite possibly is the largest personal collection of Ottawa Lynx memorabilia ever. The Ottawa Lynx! Who can forget the City’s former almost big-time baseball team?
Dunrobin’s Hannah Schmidt on her Beijing debut: “The best thing I can do is control what I can control.”
Dunrobin’s Hannah Schmidt bursts onto the ski cross circuit in 2018 and will be vying for a top spot in her Olympic debut.
The designation of “Olympian” was long overdue for Katherine Stewart-Jones, a cross-country skier raised in Chelsea, Quebec. A devastating concussion dashed her Olympic dreams in the months preceding Pyeongchang 2018. Stewart-Jones arrives in Beijing fully recovered and in top form.
Make no bones about it, two-time Olympic skeleton slider, Mirela “Mimi” Rahneva, is dead-set on success in Beijing.
Training for an indoor team sport in the COVID-19 era proved to be a challenge for two-time Olympic curler Lisa Weagle on her road to Beijing 2022.
Chelsea’s Laura Leclair feels the “love, encouragement, feedback, and support” heading into Beijing 2022
Apt613 connected with cross-country skier Laura Leclair, now training out of Quebec City, for a written interview preceding the 2022 Winter Olympics. In the interview, Leclair discusses the pandemic’s impact on competition, shows appreciation for her supporters, and the pride in representing Ottawa-Gatineau.
Our local holiday gift guide covers all the bases for Ottawa sports fans on your list!
The unconventional path from enthusiastic fan to professional cheer man is detailed in Cameron Hughes’s book King of Cheer. Check out this review of the Ottawa local’s book!
Ottawa local Taylor Howarth turned to PC gaming last spring during the pandemic, and is playing through a number of classics in what she dubs her Gamer Education. Her review of Daikatana (2000) is the third instalment in this series.
An Ottawa local discusses his journey to becoming a professional crowd ignitor at sporting events, as well as run-ins with notable Ottawa residents—including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Alanis Morissette, and Matthew Perry.
Ottawa Tourism designed a clever and fun plan to boost the economy for our hard-hit independent retail, hospitality, and restaurant sectors. We thought we’d come up with an experience to suggest for Apt613 readers.
Ottawa local Taylor Howarth turned to PC gaming last spring during the pandemic, and is playing through a number of classics in what she dubs her Gamer Education. Her review of Doom (1993) is the second instalment in this series.
A new martial art school is coming to Ottawa for the art of Japanese swordsmanship, and will kick off with a free workshop of their teachings for those who are interested on Sept. 12.
Taylor Howarth is on the fast-track to a classic PC gaming education. Read her thoughts on The Secret of Monkey Island here.