Let’s talk about athletes supporting #BellLetsTalk
The support of Bell Let’s Talk day from Team Canada athletes has been overwhelming.
Witnessing athletes from a variety backgrounds and sports come together to create one team during the Olympic Games is a special thing, but seeing these athletes come together to support mental health initiatives is truly spectacular. Here’s a look at some of the great posts that crossed our feed:
Ashley Steacy – Rugby
Rugby role models Ashley Steacy and Jen Kish had a message for all Canadians to kick-off the day.
Tory Nyhaug – Cycling – BMX
Tory reminded us that we are all human and we are not alone.
Arianne Jones – Luge
Arianne is correct, the conversation around mental health must extend beyond #BellLetsTalk day.
Allysha Chapman – Football (Soccer)
Ending the stigma, one post at a time.
Nick Hoag – Volleyball
Nick Hoag is lucky to have teammates to always depend on.
Mercedes Nicoll – Snowboard
If you missed it Mercedes shared her personal struggles with mental health on Olympic.ca, check it out here.
Jen Kish – Rugby
These Rio 2016 women’s rugby bronze medallists got crafty in between training sessions in Australia to support the cause.
Joseph Polossifakis – Fencing
It certainly helps to have someone to look up to when dealing with mental health and Clara Hughes has been a great mentor for athletes and Canadians alike.
Rosanna Crawford – Biathlon
You are not alone!
Erica Wiebe – Wrestling
With growing support and moves like Erica Wiebe‘s we will end the stigma around mental illness.