Dean Campbell

Words + Photos + Web

Toronto, Ontario

Dean Campbell

Writer, Web Producer and Photographer. Adventure, Bikes, Skis. Clients include CBC Sports, Sportsnet.ca, CTVOlympics, ESPN, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, Canadian Cycling Magazine, and Rapid Media, among others.


Building Canada's Trails

A look at the work done by the IMBA Canada to open up new riding opportunities for mountain bike riders across the country.
Canadian Cycling Magazine Link to Story

Jack Layton saw the future and it was on a bicycle

Before leading the federal NDP party to their greatest success in Canadian history, Jack Layton worked hard to improve cycling in Toronto.
wheels.ca Link to Story

Campbell: 100th Tour de France to be majestic

The 100th edition of the Tour de France starts in just under a month, and organizers have finalized route details for the historic race.
Sportsnet.ca Link to Story

400km Ridden, 900 to Go

Long randonneur rides are as hard as you make them.
Canadian Cycling Magazine Link to Story

Family-friendly touring on two wheels

With a little planning, travelling by bicycle can be a liberating experience, easily enjoyed without any of the mess and fuss.
Wheels.ca Link to Story

The Most Anticipated Moments of London 2012

Ten of the most anticipated moments of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Co-written by Jennifer Lukas.
TSN.ca/CTVOlympics.ca Link to Story

Golden Goal: Catharine Pendrel

A feature about World Cup Champion mountain biker Catharine Pendrel.
Canadian Cycling Magazine Link to Story

Canadian Leading Paralyimpic Research in London 2012

Dr. Andrei Krassioukov of the University of British Columbia is leading research to help prevent Paralympic athletes from risking their lives through the controversial performance enhancing practice of "boosting."
CTVOlympics.ca Link to Story

Campbell on Giro d'Italia: Stage 18 the turning point

Coming into Stage 18, eventual Giro d'Italia winner Vincenzo Nibali held a lead of nearly 90 seconds, but by the finish of the 20km uphill stage he'd rewritten the standings.
Sportsnet.ca Link to Story

Wiggins' absence from Tour unlucky for cycling

Bradley Wiggins' absence carries a host of implications within Team Sky, at the Tour de France itself, and potentially for all of cycling in Great Britain.
Sportsnet.ca Link to Story

Campbell in Cycling: Best-kept secret for Canada

Why David Veilleux could be the next Canadian star in road cycling.
Sportsnet.ca Link to Story

President for the People

A recent column about John Hall, president of the Canadian Association of Rallysport
Inside Track Motorsport News Link to Story


Dean Campbell

Starting into photography and writing from a passion for adventure, Dean Campbell has built a career of niches, while working with many mainstream clients.

Dean's work has been published in the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, ESPN.com and others. Dean has also worked as a writer and web producer for CTVOlympics.ca, covering both the Vancouver 2010 and London 2012 Olympic Games. Most recently, Dean worked as a senior writer with CBC Sports for the Sochi 2014 Olympics.

Working to share his enthusiasm for the out of doors, Dean wants to let people know that such adventures can be found not just on far flung trips, but in an afternoon, from an urban backyard.