The Lou Marsh Legacy: Honouring Canada's Top Athletes


Creator(s): Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

This very special exhibit is both a tribute to the legacy of sportswriter Lou Marsh and a celebration of the unique stories behind the Canadian athletes that have won the Lou Marsh Memorial Award. In a featured opening video, Brian Williams, Canada's best-known Olympic broadcaster, and a member of the Lou Marsh Selection Committee, provides visitors with a glimpse of Lou Marsh and a who's who of Canadian sport.

Delve into the photographs, artefacts, newspaper accounts from the Toronto Star archives and view captivating video to learn more about this rich and enduring legacy. Play the Sportegories and Lou Marsh games to learn more about the athletes and their amazing achievements. Teachers can access two secondary lesson plans that will enhance students' knowledge of a most intriguing sportswriter, as well as some of Canada's finest athletes.