Two-Time Olympic Cross-Country Ski Medallist Beckie Scott to Help Make Major Announcement to Increase Longterm Health Benefits of First Nations and Metis Youth
Cross Country Canada —Media conference set for 1 p.m., January 21, at Tsuu T’inna High School —
CALGARY—Double Olympic medallist, Beckie Scott, will ski into Tsuu T’inna High School with a major player in corporate Canada to make a significant announcement that will positively impact the physical and mental lives of thousands of First Nations and Metis youth in Alberta.
The media conference followed by an afternoon of cross-country skiing will take place at 1 p.m. on January 21, 2016 at the Tsuu T’inna High School.
The short announcement will be made to advance Scott’s efforts over the last six years to inspire thousands of First Nations and Metis youth to live a healthy and more active lifestyles by introducing them to cross-country skiing as part of the Olympic champion’s Ski Fit North Alberta program.
Scott has travelled to Alberta communities delivering inspirational messages to children in remote corners of the province. The program is a unique and proud partnership between Cross Country Canada (CCC), Cross Country Alberta (the provincial affiliate to the National body).
Who: Beckie Scott
Tsuu T’inna High School Students
Four Aboriginal Athletes Competing at Alberta Winter Games
Corporate and Sport Executives
When: Thursday, January 21
1 p.m. – Media Conference with Students in Gymnasium
1:30 p.m. – Cross-Country Skiing with Beckie Scott/Additional Photo Ops
Where: Tsuu T’inna High School
50 Cow Camp Rd
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Media and Public Relations
Cross Country Canada
High-Performance Public Relations
Web site: www.chrisdornan.ca