Friday, March 26, 2010

Gotta Love Rick Mercer!

Just a quick note to reinforce how much i enjoy Rick Mercer...a little out of the blue i know, but just got done watching his recent show.
Rick was at the 2010 Paralympic Games and was hanging out with the athletes, in particular Brian McKeever. Brian is a visually impaired x country skier who ALMOST got the chance to compete in the Olympics, but ended up winning 2 golds (maybe three actually) in the Paralympics. Rick does such a great job in many of his shows, showcasing para-athletes such as Brian, wheelchair curlers, sit-skiiers, wheelchair rugby, wheelchair basketball...it is a great step in showing the world that para-athletes are driven and skilled and deserving of respect.
I emailed Rick (shot in the dark from a million miles away), asking him to come on down and take on a summer para-sport. I told him to come out and attend our local race in August, lead me through a Try-a Tri and let me be the backseat driver. Also to get Syd out there to maybe give Rick a bit of a scare(blindfolded) on the back of the bike..
Rick is great, he is usually game for anything...so fingers crossed that maybe, just maybe he'll find this to be a new and fun experience.
Anyhow, done rambling, just was very excited bout his recent show...keep up the good work Rick!

38 comments:

  1. Sounds like a good plan. Would be fun to scare the crap out of him at 50 kph on the bike!

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