Lucas Aykroyd
Lucas Aykroyd

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Lucas Aykroyd is an award-winning writer, national newspaper columnist, and public speaker. He specializes in travel and sports. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, National Geographic Traveler, The Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, the Vancouver Sun, and the Georgia Straight. He's contributed to travel guidebooks for Fodor's and Frommer's. Lucas has won nine medals at the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA) Awards, as well as a medal in SATW's Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Competition and a Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC) award. He's also been a Western Magazine Awards finalist. Since 1999, he's covered the NHL, four Olympics, and 18 IIHF World Hockey Championships. His outdoor adventures include polar bear watching in Manitoba, rafting over a waterfall in New Zealand, and horseback riding on Easter Island. Based in Vancouver, he's traveled to more than 40 countries. (He's still waiting for Tourism Antarctica to return his call.)
1980's culture, bear-watching, canada, children's literature, classic rock, cold war history, craft beer, egypt, fitness, history, hockey, humor, japan, movies, running, russia, scandinavia, thrillers
New York Times, Washington Post, National Geographic Traveler, Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun, Georgia Straight