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Welcome to our Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) News. We are excited about the opportunity to bring you current, up-to-date stories and information about our new programs and initiatives, as well as the Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary activities.

 

Aug
19
2010

A Tribute to Robin Lee Gibson – Cousin, Friend and Cook In Motion

The sudden passing of Rick's cousin, Robin Lee Gibson, has come as a shock to both his family and his extended Man In Motion World Tour circle of friends. [Read More...]



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Aug
11
2010

August 1985 Flashback: A Scandinavian Milestone

Rick and the team wheeled through Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland to cap off the summer of 1985. [Read More...]



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Jul
27
2010

What's French for Carbon Monoxide?

In July of 1985, Rick and his team wheeled into France on their Man In Motion World Tour and finally got to the bottom of what was making him and Amanda so sick. [Read More...]



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Jul
22
2010

Rick's Passion for the Fraser River Sturgeon

Rick's love of fishing began when he was a child but became his solace as he adjusted to life with a spinal cord injury. Today, his passion is conservation, especially for the white sturgeon of the Fraser River. [Read More...]



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Jul
12
2010

London Calling and Everyone's Sick

The European leg of Rick's Man In Motion World Tour got off to a rocky start. Travel back to 1985 and find out why. [Read More...]



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Jun
22
2010

Reflections from Miami, 1985

Three months after I left Vancouver, my team and I arrived in Miami stressed out, exhausted and in need of a laugh to keep it all in perspective. [Read More...]



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Jun
14
2010

8th Annual Rick Hansen Wheels In Motion Rolls Past $1 Million Mark

Thousands of Canadians join Rick Hansen’s journey towards a fully inclusive and accessible world [Read More...]



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Jun
11
2010

Rick Hansen Man In Motion Totem Pole Gets Rededication in Duncan, BC

Rick travels to Duncan to see the totem pole for the first time in person and to meet the carver's family. [Read More...]



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Jun
07
2010

1985 Flashback - Rick's Animal Planet

Rick's tour through the southern states of the US was full of animal encounters along with scorching desert heat and endless stretches of highway. [Read More...]



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Jun
04
2010

Celebrating National Access Awareness Week

Across Canada, communities are striving to become more accessible and inclusive. [Read More...]



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