Maple Ridge athlete wins first Katrina LeBlanc Game Changer award

January 18, 2021

By Ronan O’Doherty, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News

A Maple Ridge taekwondo/ soccer athlete is the inaugural winner of the Katrina LeBlanc Game Changer award.

Thomas Haney Secondary’s Anna Huber, 16 is known for being a leader and a change maker in Maple Ridge.

The Grade 11 student is a first-degree black belt in taekwondo, and actively coaches at her local martial arts studio where she works to create equitable opportunities for female athletes within the sport.

Named after hometown hero Karina LeBlanc, retired Olympic bronze medalist and one of the longest serving soccer players for Canada, the BC Games Society award recognizes and celebrates young individuals who have created opportunities for underrepresented youth in their community to participate more fully in sport.

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