Maëlle Ricker was the first Canadian woman to win a gold medal on home soil. In her sport, snowboard cross, the athletes travel and compete together throughout the year, and are great friends. Maëlle talks about the importance of respect and fair play in order to create the best competition for both competitors and fans alike.
Students explore the concepts of respect and fair play through creative activities such as class discussions and creating obstacle courses.
Each story is written at 3 reading levels, enabling teachers to easily adapt the activities to students of multiple reading and achievement levels.