Sport Quarterly

Nova Scotia’s top athletes honoured at the 2019 Support4Sport Awards

Halifax (Saturday June 1, 2019) – Over 600 members of the Nova Scotia sport community congregated at the Halifax convention Centre tonight for a sold-out event as Sport Nova Scotia revealed the winners of the 2019 Support4Sport

 Awards. “Demanding practice schedules and travelling for games doesn’t leave much time for reflection. This is a unique opportunity to take a night off, relax and celebrate the top athletic achievements in Nova Scotia. The people here tonight have devoted so much of their lives to sport and we are humbled to honour them,” said Jamie Ferguson, CEO of Sport Nova Scotia. READ MORE

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Cleve’s Source for Sports Athlete of the Month for March announced

(Halifax, March 12, 2019)- Shane Sommers is the Male Individual Athlete of the Month for March. The 14-year-old skier represented Nova Scotia at Canada Games where he took home a gold medal in ski cross. Along with topping the podium, Sommers also placed 13th overall in slalom and 16th overall in super- G. The competition hosted 136 competitors from across the county.

Brenda MacDonald is the Female Individual Athlete of the Month for March. The 20-year-old took home a silver medal in the para giant slalom event at Canada Games in Red Deer. The Martock Ski Race Club member was the only para athlete on the Nova Scotian ski team and plans to continue racing at the university and international level.

The Nova Scotia Canada Games Gymnastics Team are the Team Athletes of the Month for March. Christopher Bearne, Matthew Brown, Andrew Gallant, Vincent d’Entremont, Landon Duquette, and Alex Watters combined performances in rings, high bar, floor, pommels, parallel bars, vault won them bronze in Red Deer; Nova Scotia’s first medal of the games. READ MORE

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Sport Fund Recipient Spotlight:

Truro Special Olympics Bridge Program, Cobequid Special Olympics and the Truro Centurion Swim Team

In January 2018, Cobequid Special Olympics Swimming and the Truro Centurion Swim Club teamed up to offer Special Olympics athletes the opportunity to join the Centurion team. The bridge program between the organizations provides swimmers with the support needed on the pool deck to assimilate them with their new coaches and teammates. READ MORE
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