International Day For Persons
with Disabilities 2021

The Road to the Podium: Moving from Recreational to Competitive Sport



We want to invite you to the 2021 IDPD Edmonton event “The Road to the Podium: Moving From Recreational to Competitive Sport” happening December 3, 2021 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/3nZv3Nv 
In honour of the recent Summer Paralympic games and the upcoming Winter Paralympic games we have invited incredible athletes who have both gone to the Paralympic games or are on their way there! We also have two special guests: Chanel Keenan, the intersectionality consultant for the Seattle Kraken and a special musical performance by Tony Flores! Please share with whomever else you think might be interested (poster attached)
ASL Interpretation and Cart Captioning will be provided, please indicate at registration if you require any other accommodation to improve your enjoyment of this event.

Join us for the two hour event on Zoom- See our Programming below:

11:00 AM: Welcome from the Accessibility Advisory Committee of Edmonton

 11:05 AM: Proclamation from City Council
11:20 AM: Carrie Anton, Paralympic Goalball Gold Medalist, Sydney 2000 Summer Games
11:35 AM: Sierra Roth, NextGen Athlete, Rowing Canada

11:50 AM: Morgan Bird, Paralympic Swimmer Bronze Medalist, Tokyo 2020 Summer Games
12:05 PM: Viviane Forest, Paralympic Alpine Skiing Gold Medalist, Vancouver2010 Winter Games
12:20 PM: To Be Confirmed
12:35 PM: Chanel Keenan, Inclusion Consultant, NHL’s Seattle Kraken
12:50 PM: Closing Musical Performance and interview with Tony Flores