Author Archives: Saikaly Elia

Social Media Brings Youth to New Heights: By Elia Saikaly

Social Media Brings Youth to New Heights: By Elia Saikaly

Dear FindingLife followers,

In 2005, I unknowingly embarked on a journey to the Himalayas that would, unknowingly then, completely change and reshape my life. I had never climbed a mountain, I had never traveled and I had never even slept in a tent! I embraced the unknown, took a leap of faith, gave up my life as I knew it including all that defined me, trusted my instincts and most importantly, followed my heart and never looked back.

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Canada AM or bust! By: Norm O’Reilly

Norm O’Reilly Professor, University of Ottawa Faculty of Health Sciences

As our adventure has evolved, many of you following along may have wondered how it all works with people on the mountain, the technology, the filming and the operation of it all. Simply put, it is a well planned, resource-intensive process that we put in place months before and implement on the ground with plan A, plan B, contingencies and back-ups.

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Elia in Action – By: Norm O’Reilly, Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa

Hi FL followers,

It has been just over 26 months since I was last in some remote part of the world, high above sea level on an adventure/expedition with Elia Saikaly…and it has taken only 3 days to be reminded of how he works in this (his) element…like a machine.

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