From Athletics Canada

The Canadian Olympic Foundation is pleased to invite you to our upcoming live webinar A Conversation with Dr. Mike Wilkinson on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. EDT.

Dr. Wilkinson is presently the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of the Canadian Olympic Committee and the Canadian Rowing team. He has been to eight Olympic and Pan Am Games as a medical lead, with his most recent Games being Lima 2019 and PyeongChang 2018 as the Canadian CMO. He was the team physician for the Vancouver Canucks from 1999-2016, the team physician for the Canadian and British Columbia Senior Rugby Teams from 1998 – 2007. He was also the Director of Medical Services for the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.

During this 1-hour webinar, you’ll learn about Dr. Mike, from his upbringing in South Africa, his journey to a career in sport medicine, his role as Director of Medical Services at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, and what it means to be the CMO for Team Canada.


Date: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Time: 4:00 p.m. EDT

Cost: FREE!

You must register in advance, as spots are limited. Please register with the link provided below.

Click here to register.

While this webinar is FREE to attend, we ask that if you feel inspired by the conversation with Dr. Mike or the strength and resilience of our Team Canada athletes during COVID-19, that you consider a donation to the Canadian Olympic Foundation. 

Generous contributions from people like you are invested into the Canadian sport system to support the future of Team Canada and enable our athletes to continue their Olympic journey, making us proud.

Click here to donate.

We look forward to virtually seeing you on September 16th.