|Ottawa, Ont., April 15, 2015 – Canadian para-equestrian rider Jody Schloss was recently honoured with an invitation to be a torchbearer for the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Torch Relay—which will be a five-day relay held Aug. 3-7, kicking off in Ottawa and finishing in Toronto.
“I’m continuously surprised by how many fortunate opportunities I have because of my love for my horses,” said Schloss, who represented Canada at the 2012 London Paralympics.
Schloss will carry the Parapan Am flame with pride on August 6 in Toronto, making her part of the largest torch relay ever held for a Parapan Am Games. The torch relay will reach its final destination during the Opening Ceremony of the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games on August 7.
For more information about the Parapan Am Games Torch Relay, visit http://www.toronto2015.org/torch-relay/parapan-am-games.