24 Years Ago, the Rick Hansen Man in Motion World Tour Began


<p>VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA — (Marketwire) — 03/20/09 — On March 21st 1985, international medal-winning athlete and Olympian Rick Hansen and his team, left Oakridge Centre in Vancouver to raise awareness of the potential of people with disabilities, and to fulfill his dream of an accessible and inclusive world. Two years later, against all odds, he arrived home after pushing his wheelchair through 34 countries across four continents. Hansen inspired and galvanized a nation, changed perceptions about people with a disability and set the course for improving lives of people with spinal cord injury (SCI) and the search for a cure. He kept going on his unwavering belief that if you dare to dream, anything is possible…</p>