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Sunday Drive-Paralympic Bronze Medalist Jon Thurston

KAWARTHA LAKES-Dunsford native Jon Thurston won a bronze medal at the 2022 Paralympics in Beijing.

Courtesy Jon Thurston

On this edition of the Sunday Drive we met Jon at Laura Thurston-Campbell Park in Dunsford. Jon talks about what it’s like to be an Olympic medalist and the challenges he has overcome to get to the podium. Watch video below!

Next Jon will spend the summer on the water, competing all over North America in Adaptive Wakeboarding.

Courtesy Jon Thurston

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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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