Ottawa pro cyclist’s insurance startup ready to shift into gear
Metro News

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By Adam Feibel, Ottawa Metro News, November 14, 2016

Athlete and entrepreneur Angella Goran is taking a leap into the insurance industry with a line of products designed specifically with active lifestyles in mind.

Goran, a professional cyclist who also founded SokJok – a retail-based social enterprise that sells athletic socks while donating to youth initiatives – was biking coast-to-coast across Canada a few years ago and heard from many other fellow athletes and adventurers about the problems they had encountered while participating in or competing in athletic activities.