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Episode 17

Canada, Part 2

Mike Nemesvary and the Round The World Challenge Virtual Tour continues into Canada and back to Ottawa

Director: Gordon Carson
Co-Director and Editor: Derek Prosser
Cameraman: Jamie DeRoy
Production Assistant: Mary Anne McPhee
Music: John Eaves
Host: Mike Nemesvary

‘Round the World Challenge – 20th Anniversary Virtual Tour:

The Challenge was never about me … it is about US and what we ALL can do to help our brothers and sisters with disabilities worldwide. Let me remind you that “TAB’s” stands for “Temporarily Able Bodied”! You never know if and when YOU are the next person to break your neck or back and have to live the rest of your life with the profound repercussions of a spinal cord injury.
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Photos : Canada, Part 2

Round The World Challenge - Episode 4
September 20, 2001,
the escort team went searching for gas while Mike, Phil and Lucie stayed to try and flag down help
Round The World Challenge - Episode 4
September 21, 2001,
Mike addressing patients and staff, St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation Hospital, Thunder Bay, Ontario
Round The World Challenge - Episode 4
September 28, 2001,
Group shot with Mike, Jack Burrows, Mayor of North bay, Sponsors and other supporters, City Hall, North Bay, Ontario
Round The World Challenge - Episode 4
October 4, 2001,
Mike drives his truck into Ballroom accompanied by trumpeters and applause from 300+ audience, Westin Harbour Castle Hotel
Round The World Challenge - Episode 4
October 4, 2001,
Ron Mclean gives Mike a “Thumbs Up”, Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto
Round The World Challenge - Episode 4
October 23, 2001
Mike drives through finish line banner after driving 41,455 kilomnetres as the solo driver thus completing the Round The World Challenge.
Ottawa, Canada

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