Ivy Granstrom (d. 2004) was a passionate runner and swimmer who was visually impaired. Ivy was a 76-time Polar Bear Swim participant in Vancouver and was awarded the Order of Canada in 1988.
Charmaine Crooks had a 17-year Athletics career earning medals at the Olympic, Commonwealth, Pan American Games, the World Cup and the Canadian National Championships.
Angela Chalmers was the first woman in Athletics to win both the 1,500 and 3,000m races at the 1981 Canada Summer Games. She was also a bronze medalist in the 3,000m at the 1992 Olympics.
Isabell Cavallin (d. 1994) was an advocate for the rights of people with intellectual disabilities. Her contribution to sport includes training track athletes with intellectual disabilities with the Burnaby Athletic Club.
Diane Clement became the first New Brunswick male or female athlete to compete in the Summer or Winter Olympics, running in the 100 and 220 yard dash, and 440 yard relay. Diane is the first woman to coach the University of British Columbia’s women’s track team and is the co-founder of the Vancouver Sun Run,… Read more »