KAMLOOPS — In sports, games are sometimes referred to as ‘do or die.’ For athletes, it can be easy to blow a bad performance on the field or the ice out of proportion.
However, when you go through a real life ‘do or die’ scenario, it becomes easier to put your training and competition challenges into perspective. Just ask Kamloops pole vaulter Spencer Allen, a three-time testicular cancer survivor.
“It changed my perspective for sure, on things,” he said. “I think it gave me a little more resiliency to tougher situations.”