The Pursuit of the Podium with Viviane Forest
Oct 10, 2012
She is known as the falcon, defying super human speeds down an icy peak - Viviane Forest is a paralympian superhero. This Friday, October 12, she will engage and inspire at the Enbridge Famous 5 Speaker Series at MacDonald Island Park.
Born with only 4% vision, Viviane has defied all odds of becoming a high-level athlete. She receives help from her team, primarily a sighted guide who skis approximately four meters in front of Viviane reaching speeds of up to 120km/hour.
She has won 7 medals at the Paralympics and countless awards for her amazing skill level on the slopes. A natural born athlete, Viviane is also known for inspirational speeches she gives to audiences all over Canada.
Viviane is an intense competitor as well as an ambassador for her sport. Her story, life lessons and the challenges Viviane overcame to be one of the world’s top athletes is truly memorable and rousing and will rejuvenate your spirit.
Tickets include a buffet dinner and inspired learning to follow.
For more information on the Enbridge Famous 5 Speaker Series with Viviane Forest check out their event listing.