This event is also in support of The MS Society of Canada.
Participants and Speakers
CHRISTINE SINCLAIR is the long-time forward and captain of Canada’s national soccer team and the Portland Thorns FC of the National Women’s Soccer League. An Olympic gold medalist, two-time Olympic bronze medalist, CONCACAF champion, and 14-time winner of the Canadian Soccer Player of the Year award, and only the second player ever to appear and score in five FIFA Women’s World Cups, Sinclair has scored 190 goals in international competition, more than any other player of any gender in history. Sinclair has also played in more than 310 international games in her professional football career, the most appearances by any active women’s player. In 2022, she was the recipient of the inaugural The Best FIFA Special Award for women’s football in recognition of her record-breaking goal scoring. Born and raised in Burnaby, BC, she lives in Portland, Oregon.
KARIN LARSEN is a CBC sports and news reporter based in Vancouver. A veteran of the local and international sports scene for over 25 years, she has reported from a dozen Olympic and Paralympic Games, and countless World Championships, Stanley Cups and Grey Cups. Karin is a former world champion and Olympian in artistic swimming, and an inductee into the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame and Coquitlam Sports Hall of Fame.