Thursday, April 13, 2023 11:30am to 12:30pm
About this Event
4901 W. 20th Street, Greeley, CO 80634#AimsCC
Come listen to Paralympic Snowboarder and former Aims Student Brittani Coury speak. She is also doing a meet and greet after her presentation. Lunch will be provided - while supplies last.
Aims alum, Brittani Coury, began snowboarding at the age of 13. In 2003, she was injured while snowboarding and continued to have problems with the injured ankle for years following. After multiple operations, Brittani had her leg amputated below the knee in 2011.
She has participated in many World Cup races, earning a Bronze medal in banked slalom and had several Silver medal finishes in snowboard cross. At the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, Brittani earned a silver medal in the banked slalom.
In addition to her athletic accomplishments, Brittani is a registered EMT and nurse supervisor and volunteered to care for patients in the COVID-19 ward of the Salt Lake City Hospital, where she works in between training and competing in snowboarding. Brittani will share her story of grit in overcoming physical and mental health challenges.
Event partners: Council for Equity and Inclusion, Disability Access Services, Faculty Teaching and Learning Center, Marketing & Communications, Student Government Association, Campus Activity Programing Board FTLC, and Pepsi.
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Please be advised that photography and/or filming will occur during this event. The photographs/film will or may be used to promote Aims Community College across all print and digital platforms. If you do not wish to appear in any images captured, please tell us so that we can take appropriate steps to ensure that you are not included.
Aims Community College values providing a safe environment for our students, employees, and guests as well as significantly accelerate entry into the auditorium and ballroom, Aims CC has implemented a policy limiting the type of bag and dimensions of those bags brought into the venue. Exclusions to this policy will be made for medically necessary items after a thorough inspection.
ALL guests are encouraged to not bring any type of bags to the venue to expedite the entry process, they will be able to enter the Events Center with the following style and size bag:
Prohibited items include but are not limited to: purses larger than a small clutch bag, briefcases, backpacks, computer bags or any bag larger than the permissible size.
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