BC Sports Hall of Fame: Inspiring the Future Series

May 12th, 2020

The BC Sports Hall of Fame has announced the introduction of its "Inspiring the Future" series, launching this week with the incomparable Rick Hansen.

The brand new series will feature honoured BC Sports Hall of Fame members as they have an open conversation about how to overcome challenges in the face of adversity - specifically as it speaks to the hardships COVID-19 has presented for so many.

The first virtual conversation will take place between Honoured Members, Rick Hansen and Wendy Long on Wednesday, May 13th at 11AM. This event is free, but registration is required as there is limited space.

To learn more or register, please visit www.bcsportshall.ticketspice.com/rickhansen

About Rick Hansen

Rick Hansen, C.C., O.B.C., six-time Paralympic medalist, is a Canadian icon best known as the "Man In Motion" for undertaking an epic 26 month, 40,000 km journey around the world in his wheelchair. He is the Founder of the Rick Hansen Foundation, an organization committed to creating a world without barriers for people with disabilities.

About Wendy Long

Wendy Long is a Vancouver-based sportswriter and author who spent many years covering local, national and international sporting events for the Vancouver Sun. She was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame in 2016 - the first woman to be inducted in the Sports Hall’s media category.

About BC Sports Hall of Fame

The BC Sports Hall of Fame celebrates extraordinary achievement in BC sport history and inspires future generations to make their dreams come true. Each year, a diverse audience of over 35,000 visitors from around the globe are educated and enthralled by the collection of 27,000 artifacts representing 150-years of sporting accomplishments in British Columbia. We take pride in the responsibility we have to tell engaging stories of the individuals, teams and organizations who have made sport achievement such an important part of the fabric of life, culture and history in the province of BC.