Before senior year last summer, UVM men’s basketball guard Ernie Duncan took extended absence to wage personal fight against depression and anxiety.
The 21-year-old from West Van will be presented with the Harry Jerome Comeback Award on Wednesday by Sport B.C. and that’s a good thing.
Gold appeared to be a gold medal favourite for the 2018 Winter Games. Then her mental health unraveled, and a cry for help became her boldest move.
Former promising Tennis star Rebecca Marino opens up about her battle with depression, and why she is making a comeback into the Tennis world.
“It was supposed to be a moment of accomplishment, but instead I felt that I had failed,’ says former Canadian swimmer”
“‘I would collapse into my bed with tears streaming down my face until I awoke to do it all again,’ says Canadian rugby player.”
“Sometimes the best way to feel better is to ask someone else how they’re doing,’ says Olympic kayak champion.”
“‘It took me almost two years to overcome very difficult circumstances’ says Winter X Games champion Kaya Turski.”
“There’s one thing that I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy. It’s not the head shot I took. I can barely remember that part. It’s not even the pain and anxiety that I went through after the hit.”
“The nurses at the clinic were laughing. That’s how bad it was. It was just a few weeks after I had played in my first NHL playoff series with the Los Angeles Kings.”