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Apr 24, 2017

Rob Dyer lost a lot of very important people to cancer in a very short amount of time. He was young, devastated and ambitious, so he decided to channel all of his emotions into one big idea: a skate marathon that started on the west coast of the United States and culminated in his hometown near Toronto. The whole idea was to prove that anything can be done with enough determination, and he hoped that this philosophy would inspire people to stay optimistic about dealing with cancer in its various forms. Needless to say, it did just that. Over the last 10 years Skate 4 Cancer has skated across multiple countries, joined forces with major bands and tours, and visited schools around the globe all raising awareness and spreading knowledge of early cancer prevention and detection. Through clothing sales, community events, and the S4C Shop they have donated over $150,000 to Wellspring to help fund educational and support programs for individuals and families affected by cancer. Rob Dyer is one gem of a human being and we hope you fall as deeply in love with him as we did.

 

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Apr 17, 2017

Josh Cassidy is a world record holding Wheelchair racer. In 2010, Cassidy won the London Marathon. Oh, but here's the thing, he was diagnosed with neuroblastoma cancer in the spine and abdomen weeks after birth. He was given a very low chance of survival but was declared cancer-free after 5 years of remission, but it left his legs partially paralyzed. Did that shit stop him? Nah. Broke the world record for the Boston marathon, a Paralympic podium contender, can do chin-ups while strapped into a wheelchair?!? This week: Our live recording from Movember house in Toronto. We dive into everything from Memories as a one year old, things that you just NEVER say to someone in a wheelchair, the origin of the word handicap and the fact that a man who is partially paralyzed has larger thighs than Jeremie.

Apr 10, 2017

Ever wonder what the difference is between a headache and a migraine? Yea, so did we - at least that was until this week's episode of Sickboy. That's right, this week we're talking about Chronic Migraines! But that's not it, we also explore what the deal is with stars being made up shapes, who has the worst GP, and how stinky Taylor's farts are... spoiler alert: they can make paint peel off walls!

 

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Apr 3, 2017

This week on Sickboy, we sit down with Emily to chat about being born with a Cleft Palette. Does Sickboy need a 4th host? If so, Emily is it. She jives with the guys about how mouth surgery can work magic in the bedroom (or the back of a car), why rural female Filipinos need to stop sinning so god damn much, and why Brian think it would be best to live forever....wait, is that this episode? Whatever. Either way, he's wrong.

 

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