In Memory of Nancy Morin, Canadian Goalball Legend

It is with very sad and heavy hearts that we share news of the passing of Nancy Morin. Our condolences go out to her family and those closest to her. Nancy will be fondly remembered as a friend & mentor and accomplished goalball athlete who consistently demonstrated genuine sportsmanship.

She will be greatly missed, but never forgotten, by the Blind Sports Nova Scotia family and all those whose lives she touched through sport and beyond. May you rest easy, Nancy.

Here is the link to the official news release:  GOALBALL : NANCY MORIN, LE BRAS CANADIEN, S’ÉTEINT and the English version on Facebook, here.

Learn all about Nancy’s accomplishments in representing Canada on the world’s goalball court here.

The photos below are from 2017, when Nancy joined the NS Women’s goalball team to form Nova-Q. Nancy was key in the team capturing silver at the annual tournament in Michigan. Nancy and her legendary shot also helped Nova-Q win the first ever medal at Goalball Nationals for Nova Scotia women in 2017. At 2017 Goalball Nationals, she also assistant-coached the Nova Scotia men’s team, securing double-bronze for Nova Scotia, another first.

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