90-year-old doctor received Sport for Life Award

Dr. Stefan Carter is 90 years old and he received Sport for Life Award for his achievements in badminton.

Now, Carter tried to play four times a week. He started playing in 1981. The man said that when he was 50, it was much easier for him to play and to run. Now it is much harder but he does not give up and tries to do his best.

On Wednesday, November 7, he received Sport for Life Award from the Manitoba Badminton Association. In his comments, Carter noted that he is very delight to receive such an award, although he does not like too close attention to himself.

The man also told the story of his life. He is from Poland and left for Canada after his parents were killed by the Nazis. In Winnipeg, he entered medical school and became a doctor. Then he met the love of his life. His wife was a teacher and an artist.

They married in 1958 and lived together for a lifetime. The woman died in 2013. Their two sons are already adults and live in the USA.

Despite his age, the former doctor leads a very active lifestyle. He practices yoga, meditates and reads a lot. Also, he wrote several books after he retired. Carter now wants to become an example for many people living in Canada and beyond its borders and to tell his story.

The man says that because of the sport, he feels very good and looks healthy. He hopes to go in for sport and to enjoy life until the last day of his life.

MORE NEWS: Winnipeg took the first place in Culture Days rating

Stefan Carter Sport for Life Award Manitoba Badminton Association
If you notice an error, highlight the text you want and press Ctrl + Enter to report it to the editor
I recommend
No recommendations yet

Comments

Post your comment to communicate and discuss this article.

Society
We all remember a Disney love story of Lady and the Tramp. However, now it is about Lady and Tiger. Both dogs used to live in northern communities. They appeared in Winnipeg Animal Services about three months ago and it was unable to separate them. Animal Services’ Chief Operating Officer Leland Gordon said that the organization got both of them and it is looking for a new home for Lady and Tiger. Lady is a mixed terrier and Tiger is a Husky-Shepherd mix....
Society
Joel Penner is 28 and he is a filmmaker from Winnipeg. His work is different from what others filmmakers are doing – he sees art where other people see ick. He sees beauty in decomposing roadkill, mouldering fruit and rotting vegetables. Penner captures the circle of life since 2012. Once he was in the backyard at his parents' house and he thought that he would be interested to see how flowers would decay. The filmmaker has more than 20 scanners, set on ti...
Society
Ben Simcoe decided to help young people who have lost someone. Simcoe lost his mother when he was 24, and at that time he had nobody to talk about it. Now, Ben decided to make his contribution and to organize The Dinner Party for other young people in Winnipeg who want to talk about their grief. The Dinner Party is a non-profit and it has its chapters in many countries. It helps many young people survive their losses and interact with other people who are...
Society
Manitoba Liquor Mart employees are worried a lot about a large number of thefts. Now they more often ask not whether the robbery will occur but when it will happen. Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries says it is working to solve the problem, however, now there are no changes. One of the employees said that the behaviour of the robbers goes beyond all limits. They smash entire windows, they empty stores. Sometimes, robbers threaten employees with a knife or pepper...
Legal Cannabis
From October of 2018 marijuana is legal to grow, sell and to buy throughout Canada. Doesn’t matter if you are using it or not, cannabis is coming, it is already here and as of today, it is sold in your local stores and online. Businesses across the country, from growers and retailers to the tech and tourism sectors, are preparing to reap a windfall from legal marijuana. Many new job positions are expected to open, in information area, business, medical and...
Society
Flin Flon's new emergency room will open in April and it will be 8 times bigger than the current department. The provincial government said that the official opening will take place on April,1 and the expansion cost about $27.1 million. The new ER will have four stretcher bays, two treatment rooms, a procedure room, a trauma room, a family consult room, an isolation room/gynecological room, an intravenous therapy room and improved patient access from ambul...
Air Canada
The recent plane accident that involved Boeing 737 MAX planes brought up many questions about the safety and reliability of such vessels. On Friday, March 15th Air Canada announced that it was suspending the publication of its financial forecasts for 2019 as a result of the cessation of all flights of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, thus becoming the first airline in the world to link the disaster in Ethiopia and financial flows. Airlines bought 737 MAX for great...
Crash
A lot of accidents on the road happened because drivers are in a hurry, distracted or simply intentionally do not follow the rules and regulations. Every year, about 421,000 people are injured in crashes that have involved a driver who was distracted in some way. On Monday, March 18th a terrible car crash happened on northbound Isabel Street between Ross Avenue and Logan Avenue. First responders were called and had to attend a child and woman are in critic...
Society
Chad Swayze, a firefighter from Winnipeg, will have a very exciting but dangerous adventure - he plans to climb Everest. However, the goal of the man is not just to conquer the mountain, but also to raise money for the Never Alone Foundation. He is a member of the foundation, and he is proud to be able to help people with cancer. Swayze said that he spent about $60,000 to prepare for the trip. He went through long training and was almost ready to start his...