Media Requests

If you would like to interview TA, please email her using “MEDIA REQUEST” in the subject line. TA’s site moderator will pass on the request to TA. You can also reach TA at the phone numbers below (when she is not away on expeditions):


Recent Media Engagements:

CBC: TA Loeffler takes a hike and ‘chases some painters’: Feb. 12, 2023

CBC Explore: How parks are becoming more accessible: Jan. 12, 2023

CBC: Making N.L.’s outdoors more accessible, one trail at a time: Jan. 11, 2023

The MUN Gazette: Exceptional and exemplary: President’s Awards a chance to celebrate community November 30, 2022

The MUN Gazette: ‘A real gift:’ HKR researcher advocates for inclusive, healthy active living, November 28, 2022

VOCM: Participaction Report Reminder of Need for Physical Activity in Children, October 27, 2022

VOCM: Section of T’Railway near Gander being mapped for accessibility, August 3, 2022

The MUN Gazette: New dimensions: HKR professor making teaching, outdoors more accessible, Jan. 14, 2022

The MUN Gazette: Desire to Inspire: Climbing expert speaking to school-aged students since 2005: Nov. 12, 2021 Why this Newfoundland adventurer loves to play — and is sad Atlantic Canadian kids today are missing out: July 27, 2021

The MUN Gazette: ‘Take on the impossible’ Shad Memorial takes summer school to a whole other level: July 26, 2021

COVID-19, like Everest: La Presse: March 3, 2021

CBC Morning Show: Being Active in Winter: February 26, 2021

THE MUSE: School of Human Kinetics and Recreation Offers Students an Opportunity to Try Inclusive Outdoor Equipment: February 18, 2021

The DownHome: Make the Most of Winter: Inclusive Options for All Abilities: February 2, 2021

The Wahl Show: Nature and our Health with TA Loeffler & Dr. Hassan Khalili January 14, 2021

The MUN Gazette: Adapt and Overcome: HKR professor pivots from outdoor to indoor in a handful of weeks July 23, 2020

VOCM: Adults Need to Lead by Example to Get Children Active: MUN Professor June 20, 2020

VOCM Outdoor Hour Show: More than a Mountain April 12, 2020

Canadian Geographic: Canada’s 90 Greatest Explorers: Crucial Communication January 31, 2020

VOCM: From Lifting Shovels to Lifting Weights: The Challenges of Getting Back into Normal Routines January 26, 2020

The Telegram: Keeping hydrants cleared of snow ‘good community service’ January 22, 2020

VOCM: MUN Using All-Terrain Wheelchairs To Grant Freedom To Explore July 8, 2019

Tiptoeing Through: Outdoor Inclusion Summit June 5, 2019

MoMondays: Home and Away Dec. 3, 2018 (video)

The MUN Gazette: Pinnacle achievement: International honour for lifelong contribution to experiential education November 15, 2018

CBC Radio Morning Show: Using the WaterLily during Paddling North August 28, 2018 (video)

CBC Morning Live: From Jasper to Tuktoyaktuk by Canoe August 24, 2018 (video)

SHKR: Faculty Moment TA Loeffler Nov.7, 2017 (video)

PHE Canada: Gaining ground: Building resilience from foundation to summit. June 19, 2017 (video)

The Southern Gazette: Mental Health wellness event in Marystown focuses on the importance of laughter March 9, 2017

The Telegram: In 2017, What Mountain will You Climb? Jan. 6, 2017

MUN Gazette: Profound and personal: Trio of courses boosts recreation students’ environmental awareness November 14, 2016

CBC Television: Dragging Tires up Signal Hill April 4, 2016

Nature Conservancy Blog: Ingredients of a Great Explorer (Part Two) March 9, 2016

Nature Conservancy Blog: Ingredients of a Great Explorer  (Part One) March 7, 2016

Best Health: Get in Shape with Hockey Feb. 29, 2016

The Telegram: Local woman named one of country’s greatest modern explorers Feb. 9, 2016

Canadian Geographic: Canada’s greatest modern women explorers Jan. 28, 2016

The Packet: Reaching for the top Jan. 19, 2016

CBC: 9 volcanoes and a mountain: T.A. Loeffler’s latest climb in El Salvador Jan. 17, 2016

MUN Today: Accessing the Great Outdoors Sept. 14, 2015

Canadian Geographic: Canada’s Greatest Explorers 100 of the Nation’s Top Modern-Day Trailblazers, May 16, 2015

The MUN Gazette: Out and About Feb, 26, 2015 (page 11)

Academic Affairs: Bringing the Mountain to Her Classroom  February 3, 2015

The MUN Gazette: Great Big Walk July 2, 2014

Recreation NL: TA Loeffler, Ambassador for the new Find Your Fit! campaign, speaks at launch Feb. 17, 2014 (video)

MUN Today: No Missed Opportunities, Jan. 4, 2014

TEDxFortTownshend: What Mountains Teach us About Citizenship Feb. 28, 2013 (video)

MUN Today: The 50 Pond Summer, Sept. 30, 2013

MUN Today: Recreation Boot Camp, July 2013

MUN HKR: Recreation Rocks June 2013

MUN HKR: Hitting the Trails April 2013

The Huddle: Finding Your Everest: An Interview with Dr. TA Loeffler February 14, 2013

MUN Gazette: A decision to participate  October 12, 2012

MUN Today: HKR professor takes teachable moments to a whole new level May 31, 2012

The Telegram: Local university prof climbs highest mountain in Antarctica January 4, 2012

MUN Today: HKR professor heads to Antarctica to reach number six of the Seven Summits December 6, 2011

The Gazette: Got Friluftsliv? August 31, 2011

Radio Noon Cross Talk: How Do you Stay Active February 25, 2011

The Scope:  “To the summit” January 12, 2010

The Outside Blog: ” Interview with Alan Arnette” January 11, 2010