Joannie Rochette Takes Time to Give Back in Peru

Written By: Riedell | September 29, 2009

Riedell skater Joannie Rochette shares the details of a life-changing trip she took to Peru with World Vision Canada in the October issue of IFS Magazine. As their new spokeswoman, Joannie traveled to Peru for 7 days with the Canadian humanitarian organization to gain perspective on the poverty and hunger issues facing people across the globe and see first-hand how World Vision is making a difference and improving lives.

Without the benefit of ice—it does not exist in the city of Lima or Cusco, a village in the Andes Mountains—Joannie still managed to give children figure skating demonstrations that left everyone wide-eyed. To learn more about Joannie’s trip, pick up the current issue of IFS, watch a video here or check out her amazing pictures on her website.

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