Gilmore Junio & Denny Morrison

Telling the remarkable story of selflessness in which Gilmore Junio gave his spot competing in the 1000m long-track speed skating event in Sochi to Denny Morrison, allowing Denny to race his favourite event and win a Silver medal, this story teaches students how friendship and selflessness can ultimately lead to remarkable outcomes for all involved.

Student Outcomes

Story components, with supporting activities for engaging students in thought-provoking reflections, discussions and creative activities exploring the value of friendship.

Special Features

Each story is written at 3 reading levels, enabling teachers to easily adapt the activities to students of multiple reading and achievement levels.