PacificSport Vancouver Island high-performance athletes receive $12

PacificSport Vancouver Island high-performance athletes receive $12

Top athletes earn bursaries

PacificSport and Woodgrove Pines Clinic presented $12,000 in bursaries to 20 Vancouver Island high-performance athletes earlier this month.

PacificSport and Woodgrove Pines Clinic presented $12,000 in bursaries to 20 Vancouver Island high-performance athletes earlier this month. PacificSport shared $10,000 among the 20 athletes, while Woodgrove Pines shared an additional $2,000 among four of the athletes.

“Training, proper nutrition and equipment upgrades are a competitive advantage; and it can be costly,” said Kevin Lindo, PacificSport athlete and coach services coordinator. “These cash bursaries complement our PacificSport athlete programs.”

Stacey Scott, owner of Woodgrove Pines, said her clinic is proud to support Vancouver Island athletes through PacificSport.

“Our balanced approach for PacificSport includes specialized high-performance training and therapeutic services like chiropractic, massage therapy and physiotherapy,” said Scott.

Nanaimoites receiving bursaries included Mathieu Leduc, ski cross; Mitchel Landry, BMX; Aidan Webber, BMX; Braxton Clark, judo; Cheyenne Fiandor, judo; Dillon Butcher, cycling; Drew Johnson, BMX; Vanessa Kruger, judo; Ben Leslie, BMX; Alicia Fiandor, judo.