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IMPACT Top Motivator: Ray Zahab

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Ray Zahab

Adventurer, Ultra-runner i2P

By Chris Welner
Photography courtesy impossible2Possible and Jon Golden

Ray Zahab believes he can turn the impossible to possible. Zahab, 46, is an ultra-runner and the founder and patron of impossible2Possible, an organization that opens up an atlas of adventures and discovery for young people from around the world, crossing deserts, navigating polar ice fields, tackling some of the planet’s most inhospitable terrain.

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IMPACT Top Motivator: Marnie McBean

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Marnie McBean

3-time Olympic Gold Medallist, author, Olympic Athlete Mentor

By Chris Welner
Photography by Catherine Farquharson and courtesy Canadian Olympic Committee

Marnie McBean and her rowing partner Kathleen Heddle are Canada’s most decorated Summer Olympians, winning double gold in Barcelona in 1992, then gold and bronze four years later in Atlanta. And while their athletic exploits surely inspired many young Canadians to take up sport, it’s McBean’s role post-competition that continues to make an impact on young Canadian athletes.

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