In the lead up to the 2018 Micronesian Games, Palau athletes and anyone interested in sports, are invited to join visiting Winter Olympic Sports Athlete from the United States, Brian Hansen, at various sports events this weekend.

Hansen is visiting Palau through a sports and cultural program with the United States Embassy.

Hansen will be at the Canoe Sechou Cup event on Saturday 3rd of March from 9 to 2pm at Meyuns Ramp, to meet and talk to paddlers, athletes and anyone that is interested to learn more about the life of an Olympian or learn canoe techniques.

The Canoe Sechou Cup program will also host a Water Safety Tip session with Koror State Rangers and offer canoe try and learn to anyone interested in canoe or Olympic K1.

On the same day, March 3rd, in the evening at the swimming pool, everyone is invited to join the swimmers and the Palau Swimming Association in their fundraising event from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The swimming fundraising offers dinner plate at $5; races and activities for the whole family and also featuring special guest speaker Olympic Silver Medalist Speed Skater, Brian Hansen.

Both Saturday events are open to everyone.