Richard Branson, world renaissance adventurer, extreme sports enthusiast and entrepreneur, was incredibly impressed with his first visit to Squamish BC, The Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada. "This place is amazing! I'm definitely coming back some time to do more kite surfing! "Exclaimed Branson after a 40 minute kite surfing ride in strong winds off the Squamish Spit against the backdrop of snow-capped mountains and the monolithic rock climbing playground of the Stawamus Chief.
Of course, this was not only a chance for Richard Branson to get out and have some fun. It was also a media event, with a helicopter circling above and camera crews on shore ,. All this provided great photo opportunities for two Virgin Mobile promotional announcements, including the announcement that Virgin Canada has pledged $ 100,000 to sponsor a team of extreme female athletes. Virgin Canada Chair Andrew Black said the 'Women's Extreme Team' was a … Read More