26 September 2001
'Round the World Challenge in support of spinal cord injury research and
rehabilitation arrives in Sudbury on Thursday, September 27, 2001. Highlights
of the stopover include an official welcome by the City of Sudbury, and
the Hôpital Régional de Sudbury Regional Hospital. Mike Nemesvary,
a 40-year-old former World Cup freestyle skiing champion and movie stuntman,
who is paralysed from the chest down, is well on his way to becoming the
first quadriplegic to drive around the world unassisted.
WHAT: Mike Nemesvary and the 'Round the World Challenge Team officially welcomed to Sudbury by Mayor Jim Gordon, and Vickie Kaminski, President and CEO of Hôpital Régional de Sudbury Regional Hospital. Press conference and video presentation followed by reception.
Régional de Sudbury Regional Hospital
WHEN: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Thursday, September 27, 2001
Nemesvary, 'Round the World Challenge
For a detailed international itinerary and backgrounder or to make a donation, visit the 'Round the World Challenge Web site (www.roundtheworldchallenge.org).