Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tag: Rick Hansen Foundation

Rick Hansen set to re-enact his Man in Motion journey

Relay involving 7,000 Canadians chosen from 600 communities along the route will begin on 25th anniversary of historic trek When an exhausted but triumphant Rick...

Rick Hansen pushes for a global research registry on spinal injuries

Wheelchair athlete again goes beyond borders to urge scientists to share research for a cure In laboratories around the world, groups of researchers meticulously work...

Rick Hanson theme song celebrates 25 years

It was the song that encouraged Rick Hansen and inspired a nation as Rick wheeled 40,075 km around the world to show the potential...

Spinal cord injury victim an “eternal giver”

Jeff Scott sounds fairly upbeat calling from his room at the G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre in Vancouver last Saturday. He just spent the day...

ICORD: A world without barriers – i2eye with Rick Hansen

Rick Hansen talks about cutting-edge spinal cord research being conducted at the International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries

Wheels in Motion keeps spinal cord service, research moving

GUELPH — Joe Weiler was among 120 people walking, rolling and running along a 2.5-kilometre course at the University of Guelph Sunday in a...

Rick Hansen and Dr. Charles Tator discuss spinal cord injury in Canada

TORONTO, May 10 /CNW/ - On May 11th celebrated athlete and Order of Canada recipient, Rick Hansen, will deliver the inaugural ThinkFirst Canada lectureship...

Hansen announces $200-million global initiative for spinal-cord research

VANCOUVER — Rick Hansen is a man on the move again. On Sunday, the 25th anniversary of the start of his Man in Motion World...

Man In Motion to carry Olympic Torch in Richmond

Man In Motion Rick Hansen has been named as the community torchbearer when the Olympic Torch Relay completes its Richmond leg on Tuesday, February...

Play on Canada’s Man in Motion to debut at Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics

TORONTO — When Gemini Award-winning writer Dennis Foon was asked a year and a half ago to pen a play on wheelchair athlete Rick...