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Our Mission

Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre strengthened through philanthropy and focused on optimizing human performance for life.

Institute Advisors

Our Institute Advisors, who represent some of the top names in sport medicine and athletics, help Fortius ensure the best practices in sport & exercise medicine, science and training.​

Institute Advisors

Dr. Doug Clement

Dr. Doug Clement is an internationally recognized former Olympic and Commonwealth Games athlete and coach who has served as one of the principal pioneers in the field of sports medicine in Canada. He acts as the Global Ambassador for Fortius Sport & Health, promoting and advocating the cause of sport as a tool in athlete and health development in British Columbia, Canada and around the world. Dr. Clement represented Canada at two Olympics and two British Empire Games as part of the 4x400-metre relay team. 

Dr. Brian Day

Dr. Brian Day is recognized both in Canada and abroad as one of the world's leading orthopedic Surgeons. He was the first orthopaedic surgeon ever to be elected as President of the Canadian Medical Association. He is the President and CEO of Cambie Surgeries Corporation, the first private health care facility of its kind in Canada and described by many in the media as "Canada's finest medical facility". 

Dr. Bruce Forster

Dr. Bruce Forster is Professor and Head of the Department of Radiology at the University of British Columbia, Head of Diagnostic Imaging, Vancouver Coastal Region, and Director of Medical Imaging at Vancouver General and UBC Hospitals. He is the Chairman of Radiology at UBC Hospital and School of Medicine and served as Director of Diagnostic Imaging for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. 

Alex McKechnie

A co-founder and partner in the Fortius Institute and senior member in the leadership team behind Fortius Sport & Health, Alex McKechnie is recognized globally as one of the world's foremost authorities on core training and movement integration. He is the creator of the Core X System™ and has developed products and programs that are widely-used in the NBA, NFL and NHL as well as gyms around the globe. McKechnie also invented the torsion board which was subsequently licensed as the Reebok Core Board.