Olympic Javelin Thrower Inspires Oppenheimer Students

JavelinDavid Oppenheimer Elementary students and staff were treated to a presentation by Liz Gleadle, London 2012 Olympic Games Women's Javelin Finalist (finishing in 12th place) and Canadian Women's Record Holder.

An alumnus of Kitsilano Secondary, she was in her hometown to share her story of competing in the games, her journey to the Olympics, and why it's ok to try many different activities and be who you are.

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