November 13, 2008 – The Canadian Olympic Committee announced yesterday that Burnaby Physiotherapist Marc Rizzardo was selected as Chief Therapist (CT) for the 2010 Olympic Games. Marc is the co-owner/operator of Metrotown Physiotherapy and is also a member of the SportMedBC Board of Directors. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy and has been a long time soccer coach at the university, provincial and national levels. Marc was the Chief Therapist for the COC at the 2007 Pan American Games and more recently was a member of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Health & Science team. Marc will be paired with 2010 Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bob McCormack for the Vancouver Winter Oympics and over the next 15 months they will be familiarizing themselves with the various Integrated Support Teams assigned to the winter sports slated to compete in February of 2010.