Spectra Energy announced Thursday its support of eight elite Canadian and U.S. amateur athletes competing for their national teams in winter sports, including Fort St. John’s Denny Morrison.
Denny will receive $30,000 from Spectra Energy and will join 6 other athletes who will be also get the funding.
Denny’s brother Jay will also receiving funding, but from a different grant program. The Spectra Energy Sons & Daughters grant program was specifically targeted at elite winter athletes connected to the Spectra Energy family. Jay Morrison, a multiple Canadian championship medalist and five-year veteran of Canada’s long-track speedskating team, received a Sons & Daughters grant and rounds out "TEAM Spectra" as its eighth member.