Survivor Speech for Canadian Cancer Society

Neoma Quintin, of the Abreast In A Boat, FORT-itude crew spoke to a group of volunteers for the Canadian Cancer Society in Surrey.  Neoma spoke about her experience getting a breast cancer diagnosis at such a very young age, and how the treatment and issues differ for younger woman.

14_Neoma_Quinton-150x150She spoke of the hope and strength that Abreast In A Boat brought her and how dragon boat racing has become her passion.  She is not only more fit but also lost over 50lbs. since joining. Neoma said “Abreast In A Boat helped her to trust her body again, and how it definitely changed her both physically and mentally”.