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Heart of a Champion: Ruth Hamblin

Heart of a Champion: Ruth Hamblin

Meet Ruth Hamblin. A Canadian pro basketball star, BC native, Oregon State alumni, eighteenth overall pick in the 2016 WNBA draft, a force of nature, and follower of Christ.  It is no question that Hamblin is a great athlete, but that’s not the only...

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Heart of a Champion: Marek Klassen

Heart of a Champion: Marek Klassen

Have you wondered how athletes are responding to the COVID-19 crisis? AIA sat down with AIA Basketball alum, Marek Klassen, to talk about how he was managing. Klassen, who spent several summers coaching AIA Basketball camps in addition to attending an...

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We The North!

We The North!

“Basketball has come full circle in Canada. It was invented by a Canadian, the first NBA game was in Toronto, and now [we’ve won] an NBA Championship.” Adam Silver – NBA Commissioner   The Toronto Raptors are the 2019 NBA Champions! As the...

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University of Ottawa Athletes Find Hope in Tragedy

University of Ottawa Athletes Find Hope in Tragedy

Over the last few years, the University of Ottawa’s athletes have walked through the deaths of two of their own, a woman on the hockey team and a men’s football player. But in tragedy there’s hope, and on Ottawa’s campus an opportunity for AIA to show...

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Panama: Our last days

Panama: Our last days

As we make our way home today and tomorrow, it is a time of reflection on all the work God has done on this trip. It has been a blessing to see Him work through each of the members of our team, as well as through the people we met along the way. During...

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Panama Day 3: Looking back, pressing on

Panama Day 3: Looking back, pressing on

It has been a while since the last blog post and a lot has happened in the past few days. So, I’ll try and summarize what has happened so far. It is day 11 now and we have been to Puebla (Mexico), Querétaro (Mexico), and we are in Panama City right now....

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