Vote for “Future Champion” Lucas Neander!!!

Foothills Nordic skier Lucas Neander is participating in the “Future Champions” contest with Radio Canada to win a $500 bursary to use toward his equipment or training.  He needs your votes to win!  You can vote once a day until February 4.  Have all your family members vote too using their own electronic devices, and share the link with everyone you know.

Lucas has been cross country skiing since the age of 6.  He was born with three heart malformations.  He has undergone two open heart and two closed heart operations since birth, and he perseveres and continues to compete.  He returned to competition last weekend in Red Deer after undergoing an aortic valve transplant only four months ago.  Despite pain and side effects, he never gives up in a race, even if he finishes last.  He is also a coach for Foothills Nordic, sharing his passion for cross country skiing with Bunnies and Jackrabbits twice a week.  He is a HERO to us all!

Click HERE to vote for Lucas!!!  Vote everyday until February 4! 

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