Profession: Track and Field Athlete and Paralympian
Why Famous: After a pick up truck accident paralyzed him from the waist down at the age of 15, he became a paralympian athlete and won three gold medals.
He is most famous for his Man in Motion World Tour, and was one of the final torch-bearers in the 2010 Winter Olympics.
- 1987-10-10 Paralympian Rick Hansen (30) weds physiotherapist Amanda Reid
- Rick Hansen - The Canadian Encyclopedia