Tommy is on the cover of iRun Magazine! Please visit and like iRun’s facebook page! Here is the link to the issue: https://issuu.com/irunmagazine/docs/01_irun_issue06_2017 A huge warm thank you to Ben Kaplan who wrote about Tommy in the issue released today! We are so humbled and honoured, and always so grateful for the incredible support for Tommy … Continue reading “Tommy is on the cover of iRun Magazine!”
https://www.ottawacommunitynews.com/sports-story/7487726-kanata-runner-represents-canada-at-world-para-championships/ Many thanks to reporter Jessica Cunha at the Kanata Kourier-Standard: Metroland Media for this lovely story about Tommy Des Brisay at worlds! It’s been an incredible, exciting journey for Tommy to have the honour to represent Canada at the World Para Athletic Championships in London this summer! There are still many videos we plan … Continue reading “Kanata runner represents Canada at world para championships- Tommy in the Kanata Kourier newspaper following Worlds”
https://www.ottawacommunitynews.com/sports-story/7400703-kanata-runner-to-compete-in-world-para-championships/ Kanata runner to compete in world Para championships Elite athlete heading to Switzerland, England with Team Canada SPORTS Jun 30, 2017 by Jessica Cunha Kanata Kourier-Standard SHARE Kanata’s Tommy Des Brisay wins the 5-km Road Race on Canada Day 2016 with a personal best of 15:24. The elite runner with autism will compete … Continue reading “Kanata runner to compete in world Para championships-Tommy in Kanata Kourier before Worlds”
In June 2017, Tom Sparks and Iain Murphy of tv Rogers Ottawa‘s Studio created an amazing video piece telling Tommy’s story on their show “Celebrate Ottawa”! That video is here:https://youtu.be/Rr4XNM9RTEk Thank you for the beautiful video story, Tom and Iain!
Tommy ran a new personal best in the 1500m or 4:09 on June 7 at the Ottawa Lions Twilight Meet at Mooney’s Bay track, Tommy’s home track. Here is the YouTube video: https://youtu.be/phBcQ0nr9oA It is always an amazing feeling for Tommy to run at home, surrounded by his wonderful friends and teammates. The Ottawa Lions … Continue reading “Tommy ran a New 1500m Personal Best of 4:09 on June 7”
Big news! https://youtu.be/ypkODBrbksQ Tommy was named to Team Canada for the World Para Athletics Championships which will take place in London, England in July 2017! Thank you to everyone who supports Tommy and cheers him on, helping him on his journey as an athlete. Here is Athletics Canada‘s list of all the amazing Canadian Para … Continue reading “Tommy going to World Para Athletic Championships with Team Canada”
Thank you to The Washington Post for their story about Tommy! You can read the story here: https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/these-runners-have-autism-and-thats-a-quite-good-combination/2017/05/05/64c60064-2e81-11e7-8674-437ddb6e813e_story.html?utm_term=.cd8e076060ef Here is the story: Health & Science These runners have autism, and that’s a quite good combination Tommy Des Brisay, foreground, has autism. He sings and recites lines from movies while running. (Laurent Edeline) By Vicky … Continue reading “A Story about Tommy in the Washington Post- May 6, 2017”