50 Years of Sport PEI Awards – Kevin O’Brien

LtGovernor Award - kevin o'brien

The 2023 Sport PEI awards will be our 50th edition! To celebrate this milestone, we wanted to take a look back at those who have received the Lieutenant Governor’s award as PEI’s top athlete of the year.

Kevin O’Brien – Speed Skating – 1981

Kevin O’Brien won the Lieutenant Governor’s award in 1981 for his accomplishments in the sport of Speed Skating. Kevin dominated all mass start events he entered in 1981, winning major competitions in Ontario, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, and New York. O’Brien even set two US state records that year.

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