High-performance athletes and experts from across province taking part in Made in P.E.I. event (Guardian)

A dozen Island athletes and people working in the sports field will share their experiences with younger athletes Thursday during a panel discussion.

The second annual Made in P.E.I. event, hosted by Sport P.E.I., will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at The Royalty Centre in Charlottetown.

 

Kristen Arsenault lines up her shot during the archery competition at the Canada Games in Red Deer, Alta. Lee Friesen/Canada Games

Kristen Arsenault lines up her shot during the archery competition at the Canada Games in Red Deer, Alta. Lee Friesen/Canada Games – Contributed

A variety of topics will be discussed, including balancing school with sports, being a role model, leadership, rest and recovery, mental preparation and healthy eating practices.

The presenters include Ava Boutilier, Kameron Kielly and Ryan MacKinnon (hockey), Bailey Smith (athletics), Cole MacLaren (baseball), Lauren Lenentine (curling), Kristen Arsenault (archery), Colin Moore (physiotherapist), Meagan Ferguson (mental training), Nancy Fong (registered dietician), Kristin Noonan (coaching services) and Kevin Elliot (athletic therapist).

The cost is $10 will all proceeds going to KidSport P.E.I., a not-for-profit organization that donates money to families to remove the financial barrier that places their children against the opportunity to play sports.

Click here to register. Oorganizers would like to have everyone registered by Tuesday. Contact Bradley at hbradley4913@upei.ca for more details.

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