Team / Store Ambassadors

Mel Petersen

The North Face Regina Ambassadors
I can still remember my first cross-country race in grade 6.  I was running that 3km race with my twin sister Amy and we would run, take a break, and repeat.  There was one girl ahead of us and Amy said, “go get catch her!”,&nbs...

Melanie Chasmar

The North Face Saskatoon Ambassador
My fitness journey started in 1996 when I walked into a gym over weight and out of shape. It's crazy that 20 years later fitness and health has become my passion and career! I ended up buying that gym and I ran it and sold it 5 years later. From Nipa...

James Funk

The North Face Saskatoon Ambassador
Meet James Funk, The North Face Saskatoon’s Ambassador James Funk has been a lifelong advocate of getting outdoors and being active. He is drawn to the epic and loves self-propelled and self-supported pursuits. Being active in a number of outdo...

Joey Lorer

The North Face Saskatoon Ambassador
Without any history in sport or athletics, I was drawn to cross-country trail running after hearing stories of people covering astonishing distances. I’d thought a lot about lacing up some shoes for many years before I heard an interview with R...

Nicole Golden

The North Face Saskatoon Ambassador
Nicole has been teaching yoga since 2008, offering a variety of movement styles including yin, yang, vinyasa, gentle restorative and yoga specific for ageing and chronic illness. Therapeutics: Her focus is yoga, anatomy and energetics, weaving togeth...

Chad Sawatzky

The North Face Saskatoon Ambassador
My name is Chad Sawatzky and I am super excited to be returning for a second year as The North Face trail running ambassador. I am a Clydesdale runner (runner over 200 pounds) and love running trails with my giant German Shepherd! I have run race dis...

Colin Frey

North Face Regina Wilderness Ambassador
Colin Frey was a part time explorer and adventurer until he quit his job as a transmission mechanic to pursue his passion for the outdoors. In 2007 Colin started the company, Renewed by Nature, and began taking courses and getting certifications. Col...

Dave Lipchen

The North Face Winnipeg Ambassador
Meet Dave Lipchen from Winnipeg... Dave has been a member of the Canadian National Triathlon Team since 1998, during which time he competed in seven Triathlon and two Duathlon World Championships. To be a member of the Canadian Team, one must qualify...

Tracy Read

North Face Regina Fitness Ambassador
Tracy Read, owner and founder of Readiness Fitness. After years of battling with her own weight, she decided that she wanted to help other people just like her. Specifically women who felt that no one understood their struggles, women who didn’...

Chris Bailey

The North Face Regina Ambassadors
Born and raised in Regina, Saskatchewan, Chris grew up spending summers in the family tent trailer and making backcountry trips with his dad. Beach time and water sports weren’t in his lifestyle until later on when he discovered Standup Paddlin...

Ron Golden

The North Face Saskatoon Ambassador
After teaching in the area of adult education, Ron retired to his humble home at Pike Lake which he shares with his wife Nicole, daughter Mayah, Sadie the dog, & Ziggy the hampster. Ron’s teachers are Paul & Suzi Grilley, Joe Barnett, a...

Geoff Horn

General Manager
Geoff Horn has been selling and promoting adventures in the outdoors since 1996. Long before 96, fun in the outdoors was instilled in Geoff by his family through many camping & tenting trips, recreation boating & paddling, and travel. Geoff p...