Richard Dal Monte

Richard Dal Monte is a journalist in Coquitlam, BC with more than 35 years experience in community newspapers and magazines. He now works as a freelance journalist, writer and editor for a variety of clients and publications. You can see a selection of his work at


When your team wins Olympic gold—but you’re not there

Olympic athletes train for years, some missing medals by milliseconds. Victoria rower Rebecca Zimmerman missed her shot at gold for another reason