Celebrate Canadian sprinting legend Donovan Bailey and the launch of his memoir, Undisputed! Donovan, in conversation with Kayla Grey (TSN Sports Anchor, Toronto Raptors Sideline Reporter, and Host & Executive Producer of The Shift), will delve into Olympic triumph, the significance of mentorship, and the bold pursuit of personal excellence.
Join us on Thursday, December 7th as we celebrate Canadian sprinting legend Donovan Bailey and the launch of his memoir, Undisputed. This event will feature a discussion with Donovan, moderated by Kayla Grey (TSN Sports Anchor, Toronto Raptors Sideline Reporter, and Host & Executive Producer of The Shift), which will touch on Olympic glory, the value of mentorship and the courage to champion your own excellence.
This event will take place in-person at the Goldring Centre for High Performance Sport and doors open at 6:00 p.m. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Complimentary food will be available.
This is a ticketed event ($10) with proceeds going towards the Indigenous & Black Student Athlete Bursary. Additional donations to this scholarship are welcome and a tax receipt will be provided for all gifts $20 and above.
DONOVAN BAILEY is a global sports legend. Named Sprinter of the Decade (1990s) by Track and Field, he is the first man to be 100-metre world champion, Olympic champion and world record holder at the same time. His indoor 50-metre world record still stands. Bailey is also the only person to be inducted into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame twice. Since retirement from athletics in 2001, he has worked as a commentator for CBC, CTV and Eurosport. A lifelong entrepreneur and philanthropist, he now serves as a board advisor for several companies and is involved with and supports many charitable associations.
KAYLA GREY is an award winning storyteller, personality, entrepreneur, and changemaker in the Canadian media landscape. Grey is the co-executive producer of The Shift with Kayla Grey, and reports courtside for TSN’s coverage of the Toronto Raptors. In 2018, she became the first Black woman to host a flagship sports highlight show in Canada (SportsCentre). In 2021, she was recognized as one of the Top 25 Women of Influence in Canada. In 2022, she received the Change Maker Award from the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, and received the Jahmil French award for Rising Star in Canadian media at the inaugural Legacy Awards. Today Kayla continues her work through her company Kayla Grey Media Inc.
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