BC Sports Hall of Fame: Inspiring the Future Series with the Fox Family

August 4th, 2020

The BC Sports Hall of Fame has announced the second installment of the "Inspiring the Future" series, taking place on Wednesday, August 5th, with Darrell and Alexandra Fox, the brother and niece of Canadian icon, Terry Fox.

The virtual conversation will be hosted live from the Indigenous Sport Gallery with featured athlete, Lara Mussell Savage. The discussion will touch on the 40th Anniversary Year of the Marathon of Hope, Terry’s story of strength and resilience, and the power that each and every one of us has inside ourselves.

The virtual event will take place on Wednesday, August 5th, at 6pm. This event is free, but registration is required.

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

About Terry Fox Foundation

Since 1980, the Terry Fox Foundation has funded more than 1,200 research projects over the past four decades, covering a wide assortment of cancer sites such as lung, brain, breast, eye, prostate and more, all in pursuit of Terry’s request that the best projects receive funding whenever possible. Terry Fox researchers, renowned for their daring and innovative approach to research, have won some of the most prestigious cancer research awards nationally and internationally, such as the Robert L. Noble and Gairdner Awards.

About Lara Mussell Savage

Proud of her Skwah First Nation (Stó:lō) ancestry and a dedicated athlete, Lara Mussell Savage has focused her passion for sport towards Indigenous sport and youth initiatives. In 2005, Lara was awarded the National Tom Longboat Award for Female Aboriginal Athlete of the Year in Canada and has competed in four World Championships in the sport of Ultimate, winning two gold and two bronze medals.

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.