Colette Bourgonje named Sask Sport Inc. March Athlete of the Month

Colette Bourgonje of Saskatoon is the recipient of the Sask Sport Inc. March Athlete of the Month Award.

Bourgonje, 44, won bronze medals in women's 5 km freestyle and 10 km classic at the Winter Paralympic Games in Torino, Italy. She also placed sixth in the 2.5 km freestyle. Bourgonje was nominated by Cross Country Saskatchewan.

The other nominees were: Mark Dodds, Saskatoon, volleyball; Ali (Alexandra) McCudden, Regina, taekwon-do; Nicole Cargill, Regina, synchro; and the Bruno Axemen Broomball Team.

For more information contact Pat Rediger at (306) 780-9307 or email prediger@sasksport.sk.ca

April 18, 2006