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Sports Legend Donovan Bailey speaks about the benefits of giving at the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada Social Innovators Youth Summit 2013

April 9, 2013

On Wednesday April 17th, World Champion and Olympic Gold Medalist Donovan Bailey will be speaking to the 100 former Littles at the Social Innovators Youth Summit 2013!


Giving is a reflection of Donovan Bailey's values; values that were instilled in him by his parents. He has always believed that helping others improves your self-worth. Getting involved with charitable organizations within your community and around the world ultimately is good for everyone.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada welcomes Donovan Bailey with pride and excitement to the Social Innovators Youth Summit 2013 where he will be sharing his story in hopes to ignite, inspire and motivate the 100th youth to achieve their own ‘greatness’.

At an early age, Donovan Bailey demonstrated that he had no interest in marching at the pace of the rest of the world. Donovan’s physical dominance, mental brilliance and impenetrable drive cast him as a formidable opponent in all of his endeavors.

donovanIn just a few short years he was running alongside some of the greatest sprinters on the circuit – the same great sprinters that he soon began to surpass. His performances started to capture the attention of the track and field community and then the world.

Winning titles and smashing records, Donovan Bailey left his indelible mark by becoming one of the most revered all-time greatest athletes in the history of track and field.

Donovan Bailey. World champion. Olympic Champion. World’s fastest man.

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