Family Day – WE RIDE FOR PTSD – Slednecks – Kalle KJ Johansson During the planning of this years PTS – Mental Health – Addiction – Recovery Awareness Tour – I sat and thought to myself, if it were up to me, as to how I wanted to kickoff our month long tour, where could I see myself […]
Original article published Jan 3, 2017 – Jennifer Thuncher / Squamish Chief Though it has been almost seven years, Terrance Kosikar’s voice still fills with emotion when he recalls the tragedy. Kosikar, 43, was a first responder at the Whistler Sliding Centre when Georgian luge athlete Nodar Kumaritashvili fatally crashed during a training run on the […]
Vancouver Sun article, “Giving aid to first responders”.
Here’s just the beginning of this weekend’s huge success from the Breaking the Chains BC team of volunteers who came down to help us raise awareness to PTSD and support those with Mental Illness . stay tuned all week for the amazing story ..
Watch now – todays CTV news coverage live in English Bay, raising awareness to PTSD / Presumption of Illness petition. click here Terrance Joseph Kosikar’s heart rate went up, anxiety levels kicked in full throttle, just before speaking to over 40 men, at the Together We Can Drug and Alcohol Recovery and Education Society yesterday […]
Originally By Victoria Buzz – July 5, 2016 – Click here to read original article Terrance Joseph Kosikar is 43-years-old and lives in the beautiful back-country mountains of British Columbia, Canada. On the opening day of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics, a luge athlete by the name of Nodar Kumaritashvili, was killed during a training run at the Whistler Sliding […]
Originally published in The Globe & Mail here. Six years after the death of a Georgian luge athlete on the opening day of the 2010 Olympics, the first responder who tried to save him is still wrapped in the chains of post-traumatic stress disorder. On Saturday, Terrance Kosikar, 45, finished Breaking the Chains B.C., a […]
Originally posted CTV News Vancouver here A British Columbia man who was the first responder to a horrific luge accident during the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics has finished a personal journey that he undertook in memory of the athlete who died. Terrance Kosikar arrived at the base of Blackcomb Mountain in Whistler on Saturday, completing […]
So thankful! CTV News came to capture the start of my journey.