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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

December’s Cleve’s Source for Sports

Athlete of the Month winners announced

HALIFAX, NS (January 24th, 2018) – Gordon Stevens, 19, has been named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Male Individual Athlete of the Month. The Halifax sailor recently competed at the 2017 Finn North American Championships in Palm Beach, Florida where he was the top competitor in the under-23 category and placed 4th overall. Stevens was recently awarded the Sail Nova Scotia Legacy award for being the sailor closest to earning a position on the Canadian Sailing Team.

Seif Sanad of Bedford has been named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Male Team Athlete of the Month.  Sanad,19, was a member of Rugby Canada’s Under-19 team which recently travelled to Northern Ireland to face-off against three teams from the region. In the same month, Sanad represented Canada at the World High School 7s Championship in New Zealand.  

Georgia Lewin-LaFrance and Madeline Gillis of the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron have been named the Cleve’s Source for Sports Team of the Month. The sailors had an impressive showing at the Youth Sailing World Championships in Sanya, China where they placed 6th overall in the i420 class. The result was a best-ever finish by Canadians in the i420 class at this event.

The Athlete of the Month program is administered by Sport Nova Scotia, whose members are eligible to nominate athletes for the awards. A membership committee selects the award recipients for five possible categories: Male Individual Athlete, Female Individual Athlete, Male Team Athlete, Female Team Athlete, and Team. For more information about the awards, please visit www.sportnovascotia.ca
Sport Nova Scotia is a voice for amateur sport that promotes the benefits of health, personal development and achievement of all participants. Sport Nova Scotia is a non-profit, non-government organization representing approximately 60 provincial sport organizations and more than 160,000 member Nova Scotians.

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For more information and/or athlete photos, please contact:

Janine MacIntyre

Tel: (902) 425-5450, ext. 362

Email: jmacintyre@sportnovascotia.ca



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