Team / Store Ambassadors

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...

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...

Adriana Moryski

The North Face Regina Ambassador
My name is Adriana Moryski. I have been “running” for the past 18 years, when I did my first full marathon in Edmonton in 1999. I have done everything from a 5 km (road/trail) to 100 km Ultramarathons from the Queen City to the East, West...

Donn Lay

The North Face Regina Ambassador
Donn first started running in 2001 when he completed his first race at the inaugural Queen City Marathon in Regina. Shortly after that he ran the 25 km trail race at the Blackfoot Ultra outside of Edmonton. From that point forward he has been hooked ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...