Help Challenger X become a reality!
$350 raised
0% of $200k goal
6 contributors
96 Weeks running

My name is Candace, I want to tell you a little about my story. I recently had some huge changes in my life. I made a choice, a big, scary, intimidating choice. Six years ago I left an abusive husband. It was one of the scariest things I ever had to do. I packed up my 3 kids, left and rebuilt our lives. I was unhealthy, both physically and mentally. With help, I worked hard and managed to overcome my depression and maintain it medication free. Physical activity became a big part of my life and of my recovery. 

I am a single mom of 3 amazing kids. I spent time working on myself, my divorce and helping my children transition into the new life we were creating together. Once all my kids were in school I decided it was time for me to do the same. I applied and was accepted to Mohawk College. Two years later, I graduated, with honours, form the Health, Wellness and Fitness program. As part of that program we had to design a business in our field for the final project. From that, the idea of Challenger X was born. The project and the concept was ranked in the top 5 best of the class and placed second at the end-of-year pitch competition, called Fit-to-Pitch. 

Since graduation I have been working on the business and acquiring the necessary certifications and education to bring Challenger X to life. This project has become my life and my dream. 

Challenger X is an indoor obstacle course for individuals looking to go far beyond the traditional gym experience. We have developed an electronically timed indoor obstacle course and training centre using wearable technology that revolutionizes personal fitness on a micro level.

There is currently no facility in the Hamilton area that offers obstacles similar to those one would come across in an outdoor obstacle race. Challenger X provides and innovative and original approach to fitness development. Clients can challenge the obstacle course, attend group classes and/or purchase personal training. The time it takes a client to complete the course itself is used to test the client's current fitness level and helps design a personal plan for that client to reach their fitness goals. The client is given immediate feedback to their account where they can log on to their dashboard, either on our website or the smartphone app, to see their results and compare it to past results on the course. Challenger X offers a personalized, empowering fitness experience like no other in Hamilton.

To make this dream a reality I need your help to build up capital. Anything you can contribute would be a tremendous help. I believe in this idea. I believe that Hamilton needs a facility like this one. I believe in who I am and in my abilities. I believe that every day I am working towards the greatest version of myself and I am leading by example. Showing people that change is not to be feared, that growth can only happen through change. I am helping people play a little outside their comfort zone, it’s ok to be scared, it’s ok to be uncomfortable. Most of my best experiences in life happened just on the other side of fear. 

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Thank you note
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Good Karma
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What comes around goes around, and what you've got going around is good! Also receive a thank you note!
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Challenger X T-Shirt!
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Estimated delivery Feb 2018
Unisex T-Shirt offered in Sizes Small - XXL! Features a small logo on the front left and a large logo on the back with "Are YOU up to the Challenge?" above! T-Shirt Ships out late March 2018! Also receive a Thank You Note!
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1/2 Hour Call with Candace Gagne
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This perk gives you a half hour phone/video call with Candace Gagne, founder of Challenger X. Candace is one of the inspiring people featured in the sold out "Getting Real" issue of Defyeneurs being released in Feb 2018! Scheduled at your convenience this call can help you get a greater understanding of what we are trying to accomplish at Challenger X. Feel free to ask questions and/or offer any suggestions during your call! After your purchase you will be contacted to set up a time that works for you and we will set up the call! Also receive a Thank You Note!
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Signed Copy of Defyeneurs
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I will send you a personalized and signed copy of the SOLD OUT "Getting Real" issue of Defyeneurs. I am one of the individuals featured in this mag that highlights individuals who are getting real with who they are, their "why" and living it every day. Also receive a 1/2 hour call with Candace Gagne and a Thank You Note!
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1 Year Advertising on Our Website!
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With the purchase of this Perk we will put your logo and a link to your site on our website for 1 year under our "Supporters" section. Advertising will begin April 2018 and end March 2019! You will also receive a signed copy of the Getting Real Issue of Defyeneurs and a Thank You Note.
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