Olympian Cheryl Bernard prepares for unforgettable journey

Olympic silver medalist Cheryl Bernard is gearing up for an epic trek.

The curler is taking part in KiliClimb4Kids, an eight-day hike to reach the summit of Africa’s highest mountain to help end child slavery.

For the Calgarian, it won’t be an easy journey, but her motivation is simple.

“It could have been any one of us,” she said. “Especially when it’s children, I think it’s always heartbreaking to think of those kids; they didn’t chose that life and the stuff they have to go through. It makes me always want to speak out for people that don’t have a voice of their own.”