Happy Manitoba Day from KidSport!
Today we are celebrating our prairie province by sharing one of our favourite stories from our book, Iconic Stories from 150 Years of Sport in Manitoba. This story is near and dear to our heart, a story about a homegrown hero who goes by the nickname The Destroyer. Ever heard of her? We thought so. Desiree Scott has represented Canada on many occasions including her most recent Gold Medal with the Canadian Women's Soccer Team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. She is a long-time KidSport Ambassador and role model for youth across Canada. This is her story:
This story is an excerpt from Iconic Stories from 150 Years of Sport in Manitoba, a book that celebrates iconic Manitoba sports stories spanning the province’s entire 150 year history. Stories cover a wide variety of athletes, teams, events, facilities, and organizations in this one-of-a-kind collection. All proceeds from the sale of Iconic Stories from 150 Years of Sport in Manitoba will be donated to KidSport Manitoba, so ALL Kids can play.
Iconic Stories from 150 Years of Sport in Manitoba is available for purchase at McNally Robinson (Grant Location only) for the special price of $20.20. Visit them in store, or click the button below to be redirected to their online store.