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The Origins of Go/Nitro
Because every athlete has a first day.
What does it feel like on your first day being drafted into the NBA? How does it feel right after you've been drafted onto a Division I NCAA team?
Through special arrangements we've made with your favorite teams in your favorite sports, now you can in a way never seen before. Emily Fulford (a former hockey goalie), poses as a newly drafted athlete...who has never played the sport before and must learn to keep up while learning.
Orillia native Emily Fulford, a former goalie and instructor at the Rick Heinz Hockey School, began her broadcasting career in 1998 with Rogers, one of the largest broadcasting companies in Canada. Her hockey skills combined with her natural accuracy with a camera pedestal quickly granted her promotion to main camera for OHL/CHL hockey games for the network as the only female camera operator there at the time. She is an avid skiier, rollerblader, and huge MLB baseball aficionado, cheering for the Tampa Bay Rays.
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Veteran sportscaster and dual Olympic gold medallist Carolyn Waldo joins GO/NITRO after over 25 years as the legendary face of sports on CTV in Canada's capital, and colour commentator for the Olympic Games. The first Canadian female ever to win two gold medals in a single Olympic Games, she received the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award in both 1987 and 1988 as best female athlete. In 1988, Waldo also received the Lou Marsh Trophy as best athlete in the country. In her first Olympic games ever, Waldo took silver in the solo event, as well as Gold in the Commonwealth Games and the World Championships in Madrid.
Alastair is an award-winning news and sports broadcaster, with over 14 years of experience between the UK and Canada. He began his career at ITV Granada, covering one of the most exciting sporting patches in the world. It features Premier League football clubs, Open Championship golf courses and leading boxing gyms, to name but a few. Alastair reported from the Olympics in Beijing, UFC 100 in Las Vegas, a Super Bowl and multiple baseball World Series. His interview highlights included Pele, Jack Nicklaus and BA Baracus! In 2012, Alastair crossed the Atlantic and joined CTV in Barrie, Ontario where he was once again the face of weekday sports for a North American audience. Alastair coaches various sports teams in his local community, and helpfully for this role, loves trying new sports and finding out more about the ones he already knows.
Because every athlete has a first day
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