Hometown: Fall River, NS
Gordon has devoted his whole life to active living and has
hiked, ran and paddled a canoe all over the world. Gordon has
facilitated running events which began as small community races and
have grown to large international events. As a retired professional
engineer, Gordon teaches a "learn-to-run" course encouraging many
people in his community to live healthy.
Gordon's drive to make a difference is rooted in the valuable
lessons he learned from his father, a man who grew up in the Great
Depression and walked to school on cardboard soles (uphill, both
ways, in a snow storm!) His father taught him the importance to
live, laugh and love.
Gordon is thankful for the opportunity to take part in the Relay
because "the original Tour helped open the eyes of the public to
the abilities of those in wheelchairs," said Gordon. "I ran with
Rick on his last trip through Nova Scotia 25 years ago and welcome
the chance to do it again."
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