One of Canada’s most successful Olympians makes her first stop in our region today as part of her national mental awareness bike tour.
Clara Hughes – a six time speed skating and cycling medalist who has struggled with depression – is doing a 110 day cross-country bike tour to help create a stigma-free Canada.
She’ll be in Grand Forks at 3:30 Friday afternoon for an event at Gyro Park.
Resident Deb Cozza will give a speech sharing her battles against depression, anorexia and post traumatic stress disorder.
Hughes is in Nelson Saturday for appearances at the top of Hall St at 4:30 and a Gala at the Prestige Lakeside at 7PM.
She will also speak to students at L.V Rogers on Monday morning.