Champs & Chums

27 Episodes
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By: Anthony Alfred + Ashton Alfred

Join Father and Son for fun talk about sports, life and friendship. Proudly Canadian and co-hosted by Anthony Alfred and Ashton Alfred, XL Sports Fans from Brampton, Ontario.

Champs & Chums - Episode 27
11/20/2021

In this special Remembrance episode, Anthony and Ashton go behind the Mic with Warrant Officer, Glen Sheppard, member of the Canadian Armed Forces. The 30+ year military member talks about serving his country, memorable Missions, Remembrance Day, and family. Also on the Show, Gold selections across the podium for athletes who served in the Canadian military. The Show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 26
10/23/2021

Anthony and Ashton go behind the Mic with Best-Selling Author, Speaker and Sports Broadcast Star, Lisa Bowes. FatherSon FunTalk with creator of the best-selling Lucy Tries Sports book series and who also starred on TSN, CTV, CBC, The Score and the Olympic Games. Also on the Show, they award Gold, Silver, Bronze for Halloween-inspired Athlete names. The Show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 25
09/25/2021

Anthony and Ashton go behind the Mic with Gold Medalist and Para Ice Hockey Star, Paul Rosen. FatherSon FunTalk with the 3x Paralympian, Broadcaster, Motivational Speaker, and Mentor. At the age of 41 he became the oldest Canadian Rookie in Paralympic Games history. Also on the Show, they award Gold, Silver, Bronze for Favourite School subjects. The Show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 24
08/28/2021

Anthony and Ashton go behind the Mic with Sports Television and Sports Radio Star, Eric Smith. FatherSon FunTalk with the Radio Play-By-Play voice and Television Host for Toronto Raptors basksetball on Sportsnet . The multi-Sport talent and Show Host is also accomplished in Professional Tennis and Olympic broadcasting. Also on the Show, they award Gold, Silver, Bronze for Heat-inspired sports teams. The Show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 23
07/24/2021

Anthony and Ashton go behind the Mic with Canadian soccer star and former International, Tommy Kouzmanis. FatherSon FunTalk with the 10-year professional and scoring sensation who represented Canada in World Cup and Olympic competition. An 11-time Ontario Cup Champion and 9-time Canadian Champion, Tommy was selected first overall in the CSL Entry Draft and was the first ever National Team Member to score two goals in debut. Also on the Show, they award Gold, Silver, Bronze for Red & White sports teams. The Show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 22
06/19/2021

In this special Father's Day weekend episode, Anthony and Ashton go behind the Mic with former Pro Football player and Network Television Star, Brad Smith. FatherSon FunTalk with a CFL athlete, who starred on The Bachelor, CityTV Breakfast Television, Chopped Canada, Neighbourhood Eats and now The Big Bake. Brad's Dad is Larry Smith, a Canadian football legend, business leader and now Canadian Senator. Also on the Show, Gold-Silver-Bronze for Father-inspired athlete names. The show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 21
05/22/2021

Anthony and Ashton go behind the Mic with Canadian Tennis Star Aleksandra Wozniak. A World No. 21, Olympian, and Canada's all-time leader in Fed Cup wins, Aleks now leads her own Tennis Academy inspiring a new generation of stars. Also on the Show, they award Gold, Silver, Bronze for Mother-inspired athlete names . The Show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 20
04/24/2021

In this milestone episode, Anthony and Ashton go behind the Mic with Canadian Baseball Hero and World Series Champion, Rob Butler. The former Toronto Blue Jay, National Team player and coach now leads his own Baseball Academy inspiring Canada's next generation of stars. Also on the Show, bold predictions for MLB teams to watch and they award Gold, Silver, Bronze for flower-inspired athlete names . The Show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 19
03/27/2021

Anthony and Ashton go behind the Mic with NWHL pro hockey player and star Defender for the Toronto Six, Lindsay Eastwood. The former NCAA Division 1 standout with Syracuse University and former Team Canada junior scores big with an inspiring story as an accomplished athlete and academic. Also on the Show, they award Gold, Silver, Bronze for favourite female athletes and bird-inspired athlete names. The Show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 18
02/27/2021

In this special February love & family episode, Anthony & Ashton go behind the Mic with Canadian soccer legend Alex Bunbury. FatherSon FunTalk with the former national and International striker, a Hall of Fame career spanning England Premier League, Portugal La Liga, Major League Soccer (MLS), and the Canadian Soccer League (CSL). Also, Nathalie joins her boys on the Show for the first time or a fun Family Free-For-All segment. The trio award their Gold-Silver-Bronze for Love-inspired Athlete names and favourite Sports families. The Show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 17
01/23/2021

Anthony and Ashton welcome the new year and go behind the Mic with table tennis star, Jeremy Hazin. The 20-year old phenom will compete for Team Canada at the Olympic Games this summer in Tokyo. Also on the Show, 2021 fearless sports predictions and they award Gold, Silver, Bronze for “Super” favourite Big Game Foods. The Show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 16
12/19/2020

In this special Holiday episode, Anthony & Ashton go behind the Mic for a magical interview with Santa Claus live from the North Pole. FatherSon FunTalk with the most beloved “Best of” Guest of Kids and Kids of all ages. Also hear Gold-Silver-Bronze for Winter-inspired athlete names and they entertain you with a sports rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas. The Show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums. This Show is dedicated to the Toys For Tots program, Santa’s dearest charity which Father & Son are proud to support. Merry Christmas to all, and to all a...


Champs & Chums - Episode 15
11/28/2020

In this special Remembrance episode, Anthony and Ashton host two new editions of their "Best Of" segment. They go behind the Mic with the best scorer in Brampton Beast history, David Vallorani. The native of Hamilton, Ontario reflects on an outstanding 12-year hockey career featuring NHL, AHL, ECHL, European and NCAA Division 1 experience. True patriot love is the focus in their next "Best of" segment featuring Canadian Armed Forces member, MS Dan Bard. The 13-year military member talks about serving his country, family and fatherhood. Also on the Show, Gold selections across the podium for athletes who served in...


Champs & Chums - Episode 14
10/31/2020

In this one-year Anniversary episode, Anthony and Ashton go behind the Mic with Canada's most accomplished FatherSon Sports Duo, Neil Lumsden & Jesse Lumsden. The Football superstars talk about their outstanding careers and love for sports, family and fatherhood. Also on the Show, Gold-Silver-Bronze selections for Halloween-inspired athlete names and sports teams. The Show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 13
09/26/2020

In this episode, Anthony and Ashton are joined by one of Canada's greatest athletes of all-time, Daniel Nestor. The tennis superstar talks about his legendary career and love for sports, family and fatherhood. Also on the Show, Father and Son feature NFL teams to watch and they award Fall-inspired athlete names. The show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 12
08/22/2020

In this episode, Anthony and Ashton are joined by professional hockey player Jordan Henry. They talk about his outstanding 13-year career and selecting family and fatherhood 1st overall. Also on the Show, NHL Playoff predictions and they award summer-inspired sports teams. The show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 11
07/25/2020

In this episode, Anthony and Ashton are joined by a MotorSports Insider and longtime Chum. They talk about Canadian Racing - past, present, and future. They also award their top sports anthems and auto-inspired athlete names. The show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 10
06/20/2020

In this milestone episode, Anthony and Ashton were honoured to share FatherSon, Sports and Community Talk with Brampton Mayor, Patrick Brown. Our City Captain for Team Brampton celebrates his first Father's Day as a Dad this weekend. The PowerGirls join for more FunTalk and award top Athletes with #10. The show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 9
05/23/2020

In this episode, Anthony and Ashton are joined by a Professional Sports & Amateur Sports Insider and longtime Chum. They talk about support and inspiration for kids and sports, They also award their top hockey nicknames and animal-inspired athlete names. The show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 8
04/26/2020

In this episode, Anthony and Ashton are joined by a Sports Insider and longtime Chum. They talk about the growth of Canadian basketball, forecast weather-inspired sports teams, and award their favourite sports movies. The show concludes with All-Pro Go and a salute to their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 7
03/29/2020

In this episode, Anthony and Ashton debut from Studio 32 and welcome their first ever call-in Guests. They join their Chums to spread stories of sports goodwill, talk Canadian soccer, and honour the greatest pro wrestlers of all-time. They conclude the show with All-Pro Go and salute their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 6
03/01/2020

In this episode, Power Girl Serena sings a stunning pre-game rendition of O' Canada for the Fans, Anthony and Ashton warm you up with February feats of fitness, they go tape-to-tape with an NHL trade deadline wrap-up, and share a sweet salute to sports teams named "Red". They conclude the show with All-Pro Go and salute their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 5
01/25/2020

In this episode, Anthony and Ashton gaze the crystal ball for 2020 sports predictions, make their Super Bowl picks, and dish on favourite pizza toppings. They conclude the show with All-Pro Go and salute their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 4
12/08/2019

In this episode, Anthony and Ashton discuss 2019 top sports moments, their Be-Leaf in rookie Head Coach Sheldon Keefe, perform a musical sports rendition of the 12 Days of Christmas. They conclude the show with All-Pro Go and salute their Champs & Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 3
11/03/2019

In this episode, Anthony and Ashton discuss a championship bounce-back for Raptors 905, how Bianca will become world tennis No. 1, and test your Sports IQ on animal-inspired teams. They conclude the show saluting their Champs and Chums.


Champs & Chums - Episode 2
10/05/2019

In this episode, Anthony and Ashton discuss if the Raptors will repeat as NBA Champions, if the Leafs will advance in the NHL Playoffs, and if the BlueJays can rebound in 2020. They conclude the show saluting their Champs and Chums.


Champs & Chums - Epsiode 1
10/05/2019

In this debut episode, Anthony and Ashton talk about their inspiration for creating the Podcast . They also share what listeners expect on the Show.