Canada's Man in Motion to Receive International Fitness Award
Tuesday July 15, 7:20 pm ET
Rick Hansen honoured with 2003 IDEA Fitness Inspiration Award, Anaheim CA

VANCOUVER, July 15 /PRNewswire/ - Canadian hero and icon Rick Hansen will receive the prestigious 2003 IDEA Fit Inspiration Award at an awards ceremony during the IDEA World Fitness & Personal Trainer Convention in Anaheim, CA. Hansen will be honoured along with three outstanding fitness professionals including aerobic fitness expert, Kathy Smith.
WHAT: Rick Hansen will receive the 2003 IDEA Fit Inspiration Award

WHEN: Thursday July 17, 2003 7:00pm

WHERE: IDEA World Fitness & Personal Trainer Convention, Anaheim
Hilton Hotel, Anaheim, CA.

WHY: The IDEA Fit Inspiration Award recognizes individuals who have
overcome great physical adversity and gone on to include
fitness in their lives while providing inspiration to others.

From 1985 - 1987, Rick Hansen, ignited the passion and interest of the world as he wheeled the circumference of the Earth in his wheelchair to raise awareness and funds for spinal cord injury during the record-setting "Man In Motion World Tour." Today, Rick Hansen is President and CEO of the Rick Hansen Man In Motion Foundation, created to accelerate improvements to the quality of life of people with spinal cord injury.

For further information and/or interviews with Rick Hansen, please
contact: Sarah Sugiyama 604-709-6329, cellular 604-518-6674

Source: Rick Hansen Man in Motion Foundation

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