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After much internal debate, I decided that Lake Placid Ironman 2015 was going to be my first full distance triathlon. Why not shoot for the stars? Lake Placid is the longest-running North American Ironman and a former Olympics venue. After doing the research on courses that would potentially suit my strengths, I settled on Lake […]
The following is a piece written by Unsinkable’s Jody Carrow from her interview with Lorelei Williams I had the privilege to interview Lorelei Williams, one of the most visible and tireless activists for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG) in Canada, and increasingly around the world. Lorelei took my call from the […]
On January 26th, 1990, I was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. I was then taken into my community in North Preston where I’d imagine I was surrounded by my large and loving family. As a baby and young child, I was quiet and didn’t show much interest in playing with other children. If there […]
They never saw me. Maybe it was because I was too quiet. Or too young. The baby brother vying for the attention that he could never seem to win from those he loved, admired and looked up to. For that baby brother, since the time he was a baby, nothing seemed to be fair. It […]
The soccer pitch has always been a safe space for me. I have been privileged to play the beautiful game for over 35 years. Despite the occasional distant scent of skunk, the green grass and humidity of the summer has always given me a lot of happiness. Sprinting down the sidelines as my heart is […]
Maria Estrada embodies the spirit of hope and help that Unsinkable is all about. Since childhood, Maria has faced serious mental health challenges, challenges that resulted in self-harm, multiple suicide attempts, and addiction. When she first took the reins of her mental health at the age of 12, she also took that first critical step […]
The following is a piece written by Unsinkable’s Jody Carrow from her interview with Hannah Alper At 9 years old, Hannah Alper decided it was time to start making her world a better place. Seven years later, she’s known around the world as an activist, blogger, and motivational speaker. Oh, she’s also an author. […]
Activism, A Call to Action and Butterflies: A Conversation with Lorelei Williams
Tyler Simmonds: Tragedy to Triumph
Unseen. Unheard. Alone.
Facing Stigma and Recovery Alone as A Child
Celebrating Youth Activism: A Conversation with Change-Maker, Hannah Alper
Unsinkable is a non-profit organization founded by four-time Canadian Olympian, Silken Laumann. Our mission is to keep people invested in emotional and physical wellbeing despite the obstacles we face. Whether celebrity, neighbour, youth, or health expert; our stories hold wisdom and power. We are creating a connected community to empower people on their journey to greatness. Together, we are unsinkable.
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