Interview with Lorne Lasuita

Title

Interview with Lorne Lasuita

Description

Since 1989, Lorne Lasuita has enthusiastically worked with Team Saskatchewan in various roles at the Canada Games. From Sport Liaison to Chef de Mission, Lorne has contributed to his province's legacy at the Canada Games through decades of multi-sport event experience. In this interview, he talks about his career in the Games, how they have impacted his life, and how they impact the lives of young Canadian athletes.

Subject

Career Impacts
Canadian Identity
Unity Through Sport
Organizing the Canada Games
Canada Games Family
Technology
LGBTQ2+ Rights
Inclusivity in Sport
Spectator's Perspective
Health & Healthcare
Drug Testing/Anti-Doping Movement

Date

2020-10-22

Format

video

Identifier

CGOH-024

Interviewer

Vlossak, Elizabeth
Linzel, Jessica

Interviewee

Lasuita, Lorne

Location

Recorded over Microsoft Teams in St. Catharines (Ontario, Canada) , Grimsby (Ontario, Canada) and Regina (Saskatchewan, Canada).

Language

English

Temporal Coverage

1971-2022
1971
2005

Spatial Coverage

Canada -- Saskatchewan -- Saskatoon
Canada -- Newfoundland -- Cornerbrook
Canada -- Saskatchewan -- Regina
Canada -- Manitoba -- Winnipeg
Canada -- Ontario -- Niagara
Greece -- Athens

Rights

Permission from the SOHA is required for publication or reproduction.

Conversion

This oral history interview was conducted digitally via Microsoft Teams. The video was edited in Adobe Premiere Pro, at which point an introduction sequence and question slides were added, and the interviewer's video and audio removed.

Duration

00:42:18

Interview Keyword

Athletes Experience
Chef de Mission
Team Saskatchewan
Opportunities
Sport Liaison
Opportunity
Mission Staff
Coaches

Files

Lorne Lasuita Headshot.JPG


Citation

“Interview with Lorne Lasuita,” Sport Oral History Archive, accessed January 18, 2022, https://sportoralhistory.ca/items/show/55.