Damonde is a hilarious and unique stand-up comedian, so much so that Canada’s National newspaper, The Globe & Mail, hailed him as "Comedy’s new Superhero,
and perhaps this country’s finest comedic storyteller." His relaxed, laid-back style and unique comic voice have made him a sidesplitting favourite across Canada and the US.
In 2006 Damonde became the first ever Canadian in its 27-year history to win the illustrious Seattle International Comedy Competition. (The largest of its kind in the U.S) This was a three-week long event and Damonde did 17 shows to be crowned the champion!
Damonde was also awarded the Gold Medal performance for top comedic act at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver.
His TV comedy specials have aired on CTV, CBC, HBO, Comedy Network and Comedy Central.
His radio stints include CBC’s The Debaters and Madly Off in All Directions, and he has
appeared at every comedy festival in North America including the New Faces Gala at Just for
Damonde has shared the stage with comedy legends, Robin Williams, Tim Allen and Bob Saget,
just to name a few. He has appeared in both film and television, is an accomplished screen
writer with two TV shows and one movie currently in development.
Funnier than Gretzky is a weekly podcast featuring two of the funniest hockey gurus on the planet, Damonde Tschritter and Dan Quinn. Damonde and Dan invite guests each week to talk their take on the greatest hockey stories, players, events, teams and games in the history of our great sport. Guests include fellow comedians, hockey players, sports radio personalities, etc Past visitors to FTG podcasts have included Blake Price (TEAM 1040), Jyrki Lumme (member of the 1994 Vancouver Canucks Stanley Cup final team) musicians Craig Northey (Odds) and Kyprios and comedian Brent Butt.
Funnier than Gretzky is also available for your special event, theatre production, etc Damonde and Dan will be joined by special guests from the world of hockey, music and comedy to exchange their hockey stories. The live Funnier than Gretzky Show is always followed by a comedy show featuring some of Vancouver's finest comedians.