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Publication: CBC Sports - Date: November 25, 2013

Sports Day in Canada: Importance of Physical Literacy

"Physical activity refreshes your body and your mind," said 2008 Olympic gold medalist Brian Price.

Publication: McDougall Insurance - Date: January 25, 2013

Price is Guest Speaker at Sales Meeting

Ameilasburg local and Olympic athlete, Brian Price was the captivating speaker of the day.

Publication: Trentonian - Date: December 6, 2012

Olympic Rower Likes Idea of New Club in Trenton

Brian Price, a double Olympic medal winner, spoke to students at Bayside Secondary School recently at the "Against Bullying" assembly.

Publication: - Date: November 16, 2012

Olympic Medallists Raise Funds in Vancouver

"Events like tonight's are so important because athletes need all the support they can get to achieve their Olympic dreams"

Publication: - Date: November 16, 2012

Olympian Brian Price Visits the BC Childrens Hospital

Publication: Olympic Committee - Date: November 14, 2012

Price Giving New Meaning to Hope

Imagine you are an eight-year-old kid with cancer. You are stuck in the hospital and don’t understanding what is happening to your body. You miss your friends, and long just to be outside. You miss being happy.

Publication: Times Colonist - Date: November 13, 2012

Brian Price Drumming up Support for Swab Mob

Rower Brian Price, a childhood leukemia survivor who won gold and silver medals at the last two Olympics, is drumming up support in Victoria's athletic community.

Publication: Island Sports News - Date: October 18, 2012

Congratulations to Men's Eight on Winning Partners of the Year 2012

October 18, 2012, Ottawa, ON - Rowing Canada Aviron congratulates the men's eight on being named Partners of the Year at the 40th Annual Canadian Sport Awards yesterday.

Publication: Sick Kids Foundation - Date: October 10, 2012

Olympic Silver Medallist Visits Sick Kids Hospital

The crowd was joined by Sportsnet broadcaster Rob Faulds and Brian Price, coxswain of the men's eight Olympic rowing team.

Publication: City TV - Date: September 20, 2012

Olympic Gold-Silver Medallist Meets Leukemia Patient

Brian Price is the coxswain of the men's eight rowing team. The team won silver in London and gold in Beijing.

Publication: CBC News - Date: September 19, 2012

Canada's Olympic Team Arrives in Toronto

Canada's Olympic athletes arrived in Toronto Wednesday to kick off a two-day trip to Toronto fresh from a visit to the floor of the House of Commons in Ottawa.

Publication: Victoria Cougars - Date: September 9, 2012

Olympic Rowers to Drop Ceremonial Puck

The Victoria Cougars are proud to announce that Brian Price, Gabe Bergen, Jerry Brown, Andrew Byrnes, and Doug Csima of the silver medal winning Olympic men's eight rowing team will drop the ceremonial game puck at the Cougars home opener this afternoon.

Publication: - Date: August 22, 2012

Price Shares Glory at Home

For a man so greedy when it comes to competing for medals, Olympic silver medalist Brian Price sure likes to share.

Publication: Morning Show - Date: August 22, 2012

Share Your Medal

Brian Price, from Ameliasburg Ontario, just won an Olympic silver medal in rowing at the London games. He's even happy to take it out of his pocket and let you try it on. Brian believes that the medal is his to share with all Canadians.

Publication: SnapQuinte - Date: August 17, 2012

Olympic Silver Medallist Reception

Hooray, we won a Silver, thanks to Ameliasburgh native Brian Price. The people were lined up around the block to meet their favorite home town star. Many of these people remembered him from when he was the sickly little boy with cancer.

Publication: - Date: August 15, 2012

Hometown Crowd Proud to Congratulate Price

Friends, neighbours and former school teachers were among fans who lined up to meet Olympic champion Brian Price at the Ameliasburgh Town Hall Wednesday night.

Publication: - Date: August 13, 2012

Remembering Randy Starkman

When Randy Starkman passed away in April of this year, Canada lost its premier amateur sport journalist and the sports community lost a friend.

Publication: - Date: August 7, 2012

Travelling For Work Can Be Tough on Parents and Kids

Travelling for work can be tough on parents and kids. London 2012 Olympic silver-medal winner Brian Price and CTV co-host Jennifer Hedger share strategies for making it through.

Publication: Macleans Magazine - Date: August 2, 2012

Inside the 48hrs that Inspired Men's Eight to Silver

How do you turn turmoil into silver? For Canada's Olympic men’s 8 plus cox rowing crew, this was the plan that got them on the medals float at the Eton Dorney race course Wednesday.

Publication: The Vancouver Sun - Date: August 2, 2012

Men's Eight, Poetry in Motion

At the team meeting the night before, the Canadian men's eights talked over the race plan (chiefly, not to try to match the Germans out of the gate but rather wait and attack), what to focus on, and all the other technical/mechanical gewgaws of rowing.

Publication: - Date: August 2, 2012

Silver Like Gold for Price

When the Canadian men's eight won silver in London, there was a bit of Belleville winning too.

Publication: The Province - Date: August 2, 2012

Replacing Veteran Cox Price & Thompson-Willie Will Be Tough

As anyone who’s followed rowing over the past week must know by now, those smaller-sized people sitting at the back of Canada's two silver medal winning eights have had a huge impact.

Publication: - Date: August 2, 2012

Brian Price interview on Mix97

Belleville Native Brian Price called into the mix studios this morning!

Publication: Canadian Olympic Committee - Date: August 1, 2012

Men's Eight Win SILVER – Picture Highlights

Canada's men's eight rowing team members celebrate their silver medal win at the 2012 London Olympic Games, on August 1, 2012

Publication: Canadian Olympic Committee - Date: August 1, 2012

Men's Eight Win SILVER – Picture Highlights

Canada's men's eight rowing team members celebrate their silver medal win at the 2012 London Olympic Games, on August 1, 2012

Publication: - Date: August 1, 2012

Silver Medal Photo's - Men's Eight

Cox Brian Price cheers after the Canadian men's eight won a silver medal in rowing during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Eton Dorney course in London. (August 1, 2012)

Publication: Macleans Magazine - Date: August 1, 2012

Brian Price Cheers With Excitement!

Coxswain Brian Price celebrates with teammates after winning the silver medal for the men's rowing eight in Eton Dorney.

Publication: - Date: August 1, 2012

Canadian Men's Eight Wins Olympic Silver

Publication: Canada News Centre - Date: August 1, 2012

Prime Minister of Canada Congratulates Men's Eight

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today congratulated the men’s eight rowing crew on their silver medal, and swimmer Brent Hayden on his bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.

Publication: Canadian Press - Date: August 1, 2012

Pep Talk Sparks Rowers to Silver

After finishing last in their heat, a speech from coxswain Brian Price inspired the Canadian men's rowing eight to an Olympic silver medal. Rower Malcolm Howard says to go from that extreme low to high is incredible.

Publication: Sportsnet Fan590 - Date: August 1, 2012

Brian Price interview with Tim & Sid

The Canadian Men's Eight won Olympic silver in a thrilling finish at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The defending Olympic champions posted a powerful sprint in the last 250 metres of the race, passing Great Britain and challenging Germany in ...

Publication: - Date: August 1, 2012

Canada Wins Silver in Men's Eight!

ETON DORNEY, ENGLAND - In a celebratory moment on the dock after the medal ceremony, the silver-medal winning Canadian men’s eight tossed captain Malcolm Howard into the chilly water.

Publication: CJAD News Talk Radio - Date: August 1, 2012

Post Race Radio Interview

The Canadian men's eight rowing crew has won a silver medal at the Olympic regatta. The gold went to the three-time world champion Germans while Britain took the bronze in a nail biter with the Canadian rowers pushing toward the end.

Publication: Ottawa Citizen - Date: August 1, 2012

An Olympic Hero - Brian Price's Inspiring Story

If Brian Price had been around when I was a kid dreaming of going to the Olympics, he would have been my hero.

Publication: - Date: July 30, 2012

That's How It's Done Says Brian Price

In a strong showing in their rowing repechage, Canada’s men's eight and its coxswain Belleville-native Brian Price finished second and advanced to Wednesday’s final.

Publication: Sportsnet Fan590 - Date: July 30, 2012

Post Repachage interview with Tim & Sid

Brian Price, coxswain of the Canadian men’s eight rowing team, joined Tim & Sid to discuss his team`s recovery from a poor performance on Saturday to place second in the repechage on Monday, earning a place in the final.

Publication: - Date: July 30, 2012

Men's Eight Row to Olympic Final

The Canadians are the defending Olympic champions, but their Titanic performance last Saturday had convinced the Germans and the other top contenders that the Canadian rowers were no longer a threat.

Publication: - Date: July 30, 2012

Canadian Eights Crews Underdogs for Finals but History Could be on their side

McCabe, 21, is the giant of Canada's men's eight. At six-foot-eight and 230 pounds, he has been wowing insiders since not long after he hit puberty, earning a scholarship to the University of Washington and annual berths on national teams.

Publication: CTV Olympics - Date: July 30, 2012

Men's Eight Repachage Post Race Comments

Publication: - Date: July 30, 2012

Men's Eight Bounce Back in Repachage

WINDSOR, ENGLAND—A little soul-searching, plenty of talk and some technical tweaking followed the Canadian men's eight rowing crew’s woeful first race at the Olympic regatta.

Publication: - Date: July 28, 2012

Coxswain Brian Price of Canada's Men's Eight take final shot at Gold

LONDON — When Brian Price took leave of his duties as coxswain of Canada's men's eight in the wake of winning gold at the Beijing Olympics, there was purpose in his absence.

Publication: Intelligencer - Date: July 26, 2012

Belleville's Price Says Rowers Feeling Great After Arrival

Ready and waiting. Those were the words from Canadian men’s heavyweight eight rowing team cox, Brian Price, of Belleville, after the squad arrived in London for the 2012 Summer Olympic Games.

Publication: - Date: July 26, 2012

Brian Price Calls Shots for Rowing Powerhouse

A five-year bout with childhood leukemia would leave a sports-mad Brian Price of Belleville perpetually on the bench.

Publication: The Province - Date: July 24, 2012

Canada's Men's Eights Rowers are Capable But Untested

In late May, the Canadian men's eight were involved in two races at the World Cup in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Publication: Newstalk 1010 - Date: July 23, 2012

Spotlight, Brian Price, Rowing

Even after winning Gold at the Olympic Games four years ago, coxswain Brian Price still gets nervous when he sits down in the stern of the boat.

Publication: Eh! Game Sports Blog - Date: July 20, 2012

Coxswain Brian Price Beat Childhood Leukemia & Found Calling

Brian Price's bio bears repeating no matter how many times you have heard it.

Publication: Chill Magazine - Date: July 20, 2012

Meet Your Olympians, Brian Price

At 5'4" and 120 lbs, Brian Price is a fair bit smaller than his teammates on the National Men’s 8 Rowing team, but he has the experience, and passion, to make up for it. Price has been the coxswain on the National team since 2001, and London will be his third Olympics.

Publication: - Date: July 20, 2012

Starting Five, Canada's Brian Price

What inspired you to go to your first rowing practice; was there anything memorable about it?
As a kid at age 12, I was a huge fan of the '88 Olympics. I collected pins, hats, newspapers, bottle caps....anything that had the Olympics rings on it.

Publication: - Date: July 11, 2012

2012 Olympic Profile, Brian Price

In the latest series of Canadian Olympic profiles, this week I'm focusing on rower Brian Price of Belleville, Ontario.

Publication: Owl Magazine, - Date: July 11, 2012

Olympic Fever, Brian Price

Since 2001, Brian has been the senior coxswain — the team member who steers the boat and instructs and motivates the rowers — on the Canadian men’s eight rowing team.

Publication: - Date: July 5, 2012

Brian Price BIO, London 2012

An 11-year veteran with the Canadian rowing team, coxswain Price will be guiding a boat with six different rowers than the one that he won gold with in Beijing in 2008.

Publication: - Date: May 25 2012

Canadian Rowers Start Season With World's Best Time

Team Canada is off to a successful season debut, led by a record-breaking performance by the Men's Eight during the second leg of the Rowing World Cup in Lucerne, Switzerland.

Publication: - Date: May 23 2012

London 2012: Olympic cox Brian Price is small but mighty

A five-year bout with childhood leukemia would leave a sports mad Brian Price perpetually on the bench

Publication: Toronto Sun - Date: Vol 18, Issue 3, May 2011

Canada's Rowing Underdogs Have Some Olympic Bite

TORONTO - Though they're the defending Olympic champions, the Canadian men's rowing eight are underdogs heading into the London Olympics. ...

Publication: Times Colonist - Date: March 4, 2012

Canada's Olympic President Sees Crucial Role for Victoria

Marcel Aubut, president of the Canadian Olympic Committee, quipped Saturday that maybe it's "something in the air or perhaps the coastal tides out here." ...

Publication: Canadian Olympic Committee - Date: March 3, 2012

Victoria Sport Community Celebrated

VICTORIA - In recognition that it takes partnership to produce Olympic heroes, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) today hosted a reception at the Pacific Institute for Sport Excellence ...

Publication: The Province - Date: January 26, 2012

Dozen Athletes to Watch at 2012 Olympics

Canada won 18 medals four years ago at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. Three of them were gold, nine were silver, six were bronze ...

Publication: - Date: September 1, 2011

Canadian Men's Eight Takes Third in Rowing

It was another successful day for the Canadian men's eight team on Thursday at the World Rowing Championships in Bled, Slovenia as they were able to secure a bronze medal one day after qualifying for the London 2012 Olympics ...

Publication: Rowing Canada - Date: August 27, 2011 World Rowing Championships

Brian's Comments on the Eight before racing begins

Publication: CBC Sports - Date: July 27, 2011

The Pressure is On

With a year to the opening of the 2012 Games, some Canadian athletes are already feeling the pressure to succeed. Chris Brown reports ...

Publication: Rowing News - Date: Vol 18, Issue 3, May 2011

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Publication: Island Sports News - Date: Feb 11, 2011


Members of Canada's national rowing team who normally train in Victoria were in Sacramento this week for a training camp ...

Publication: Motivated Magazine - Date: Fall 2010

Transforming Fear Into Fuel

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Publication: - Date: July 2010

Lots of Class Acts Among Tourney Stars

The Medigas Charity Classic golf tournament is arguably (some would say unquestionably) the most successful ...

Publication: Quinte West EMC - Date: July 2010

Charity golf tournament has staying power

EMC Sports - Belleville - It's the saga of the little golf tournament that could ...

Publication: Peterborough Examiner - Date: April 2010

Price's perseverance golden

It was a lot more than about Olympic and world championship gold medals at Highland Heights Public School on ...

Publication: Kingston Whig Standard - Date: April 2010

Words of wisdom

Canadian Olympic gold medallist Brian Price spent his life training to be a motivational speaker ...

Publication: Quinte West EMC - Date: March 2010

Olympic spirit was evident at Prince Charles School

EMC news -Over the last few weeks, students and staff at Prince Charles School in Trenton ...

Publication: - Date: Feb 2010

The Gold Standard

Moira Secondary School graduate Brian Price already has his own gold medal ...

Publication: SFU - Date: Jan 2010

SFU Lacrosse Maple Leaf Awards Banquet

Each year, the Maple Leaf Awards celebrate Canada’s national sport by recognizing ...

Publication: - Date: Nov, '09

Winter Olympic Flame goes Rowing

The Winter Olympic flame has begun its journey to the start of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games ...

Publication: CTV Olympics - Date: Oct, '09

Rowers Bring Olympic Flame Home

SAANICH, B.C. - The Olympic flame left solid ground and sailed across British Columbia's Elk Lake ...

Publication: - Date: Oct, '09

Price Living a Dream

Belleville's Brian Price lived a dream when he won a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics last year ...

Publication: Camosun College - Date: Oct, '09

Olympic Cox Steers Way to Chargers Tip-Off Dinner

While 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Brian Price is best known for his motivational skills as the iron-willed ...

Publication: - Date: Sep, '09

Brian Price Does it Again

Even as a youngster, Brian Price proved he had the ability to lead larger individuals ...

Publication: - Date: Jan, '09

Canadian Star Rips Swiss Rowing Proposal

Brian Price, a member of Canada's gold-medal eights crew in Beijing, thinks a proposal that would limit the number of crews ...

Publication: CanWest Media News - Date: Aug, '08

Canadian Moments, Our Top 10 list

It was a slow start for Canada during the first half of Olympic competition, but a second-half rally saw ...

Publication: - Date: Aug, '08

Gold Medal Redemption for Canadian Men's Eight

The men's eight rowing team finished the job they started four years ago by winning a gold medal on ...

Publication: TorStar News Service - Date: Aug, '08

Powerful Canadians Like Poetry in Motion

BEIJING–He's the head coach with an iron fist who drives his rowers unrelentingly ...

Publication: - Date: Aug, '08

Winning Gold hasn't "sunk" in yet

A day after winning his Olympic gold medal, Belleville's Brian Price did what millions of people do every ...

Publication: - Date: Aug, '08

Rowing for Redemption

It was August 22, 2004. Drenched in sweat, members of the gold-medal favourite Canadian men's eight were slumped over in their boat after the Olympic final. They couldn't believe it ...

Publication: - Date: June, '08

Canada's Little Big Man

He is by any stretch of the imagination, the odd man out. Still, the diminutive Brian Price is very much in the boat. As a matter of fact, he sets the tone, mans the tiller and his voice resonates beyond all others as the ...

Publication: - Date: Jan, '09

Brian Price (born February 19, 1976) has been the Canadian coxswain of the Men's Eight since 2001. He was born in Belleville, Ontario. Price began rowing on the National Team in 1998 after ...

Publication: - Date: Jan, '09

Member of the gold medal favourite men's eight at the 2008 Olympic Games, who lived up to that billing by winning the final men's eight race ...

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