Vegreville's Melenka Proud to Don the Maple Leaf

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Vegreville will be represented on the International Volleyball Stage later this summer ...

Vegreville’s Sarah Melenka will don Team Canada's ‘Maple Leaf’ at the Sitting Volleyball World Championships to be held in the Netherlands in July.

Melenka explains what ‘sitting volleyball’ is all about.

She talks about why, even with both of her legs, she's competing on the team.

Melenka and her Canadian teammates qualified for the World Championships by taking part in 'Zonals' in Montreal late last month, facing off against teams from the U.S.A. and Brazil.

She talks about the experience of representing her country at an international event.

Melenka been defying the odds since her time in hospital, taking to the court for not only 'Canada’s Sitting Volleyball Team' but also as a member of the N.A.I.T. Ooks this season.

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