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CHRISTIAN BAGG

ENGINEER & BOWHEAD CREATOR

Christian Bagg is a Calgary born inventor and mechanical designer. Injured in 1996, while snowboarding, Christian broke his back and was paralyzed from the waist down.  Using his background as a machinist, he starting inventing his way around the challenges he faced.  With a love for the outdoors and a passion for problem solving, he has spent the last 20 years designing and building adaptive equipment. What started as a way to solve his own problems grew into an outlet to help others experience the very outdoors that he loves so much.  Sharing his story has helped Christian establish partnerships with government agencies, private corporations and post-secondary education institutions, all with the belief that “everyone belongs outside.”

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TATIANA PLACE

BIOMECHATRONICS TECHNICIAN

Tatiana is a recent graduate from Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta. Her specialization in Biomedical engineering and initial student internship with Bowhead Corp in 2019 ignited her love for designing and manufacturing adaptive equipment. During her internship with Bowhead, Tatiana donated her hair in a fundraising effort to provide a REACH cycle for a local Calgarian mother longing to get back exploring trails with her son. Tatiana also completed an internship in Brazil working in various hospitals and gaining experience repairing clinical and surgical equipment. When she is not studying or travelling, Tatiana can often be found hiking in the Rocky Mountains, running and biking through the city’s river valley, or slowing things down with a peaceful yoga session. Combining her passion for outdoor recreation, healthy living, and biomedical solutions, Tatiana has found a home with Bowhead Corp where she intends to continue helping as many individuals as possible regain the freedom and independence they deserve.

SANKET PATIL

MECHANICAL DESIGN EIT

Sanket is a mechanical engineer with a master's degree in design. He moved to Calgary a couple of years ago and fell in love with the Rockies. He enjoys designing outdoor products and was a part of the Thule team that created an award winning, premium city stroller. He previously worked in the medical devices industry and has handled varied projects related to class II medical devices. He was attracted by the unique adaptive biking experience provided by the REACH and joined the Bowhead team to contribute to the product design and development. An arm-chair philosopher and a bibliophile, he likes to read ancient Indian philosophy and history.

ADAM PRICE

MARKETING

Adam Price is Canadian born but raised on tea and biscuit in Southern England now settling in Calgary Alberta. Adam is an avid mountain biker. Who enjoys long bike rides in the Rocky Mountains but prefers to ride downhills than uphill. After graduating with a Bachelors of Art in Product Design at Cardiff Metropolitan University Adam travelled the length of New Zealand mountain biking recreationally and in competitions. He then moved to Squamish BC where he has lived for the past 6 years where was employed to do advertising operations. He now has been taken under our roof to help tackle our marketing. 

SALLY STANIER

COMMUNITY RELATIONS LIAISON

Sally is a student at the University of Calgary in the Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies program with a focus on adaptive sports. She grew up in Canmore, Alberta where her family spent all of their spare time hiking, biking, canoeing, climbing or skiing in the mountains. After graduating high school, Sally worked at summer camps for children and at surf camps in South Africa where she learned about the positive impacts that sports and time spent outside has on individuals, and the importance of creating equal opportunities for everyone. She hopes to bring these passions to the Bowhead team and help more individuals access the freedom that Bowhead delivers.

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