Mental Health and Well-Being

Athlete: 
Dontae Richards-Kwok
Division: 
Intermediate (Grade 7 - 8)

This video features Dontae Richards-Kwok, a sprinter who competes at both a national and world stage level. Dontae has embraced physical activity from a young age while participating in physical education class in elementary school, to playing recreational basketball with his friends, and now competing in races at an elite level. He shares how physical activity has positively impacted his mental health and well-being. Dontae shares how he stays positive before, during, and after a race. This video is a great tool to help participants see the benefits in approaching challenges and tasks in school and at home, with an optimistic and positive attitude, and the importance of having a strong support network.