Name: Colette Bourgonje
Sport: Cross Country Skiing (Paralympic)
Hometown: Porcupine Plain, SK
Favorite Sport Memory:
Bringing out the Canadian Flag from the Nagano and Torino Paralympics
Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it
CAN Fund Testimonial:
With the awesome support of CAN Fund I have been able to focus on training, travel, and competitions. Thanks for your support.
2010 Paralympic Silver Medalist, 10k, Sitting
2010 Paralympic Bronze Medalist, 5k, Sitting
2 Silver in Nagano Paralympics and 2 Bronze in Torino
I had a dog named Brisco that trained with me for many miles, she passed away from mouth cancer last year at the ripe old age of 16.5. We now have a shepard cross from the spca in Cochrane named Muskwa who is now a super training partner and loves to go cross country skiing.