Parrot named one of six nominees for the 2019 CBC Canadian Sports Awards
September 15, 2019
CBC's Canadian Sport Awards - Performance Of The Year people's choice finalists are announced! Among a cast of all-star Canadian athletes celebrating outstanding years, is none other than National Freestyle Athlete Max Parrot.
Max won the snowboard big air gold medal at X Games Oslo in his first competition since being declared cancer-free only months ago. The 2018 Olympic Silver Medalist in slopestyle - and now six time X Games champion - was diagnosed in December with Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer which affects white blood cells in the lymphatic system. He underwent his 12th and final round of chemotherapy mid-June.
Among the 6 finalists, the other 5 finalist groups competing for top spot and your vote are tennis star, Bianca Andreescu. Track star Gabriela Debues-Stafford. Canadian WPGA stand-out Brooke Henderson. Beach Volleyball duo, Sarah Pavan & Melissa Humana-Paredes, and Women's Team Canada, Wheelchair Basketball team who beat the United States in a heart stopping final at the 2019 Parapan American Games in LIma, Peru.
Congrats on your nomination Max, you are among some fantastic Canadian company. If you feel this young athlete is deserving of your vote, hit the link and Vote!