Steve Nash is one of Canada's best-known athletes and sports ambassadors. His outstanding play on the basketball court is matched only by his passion for helping others. Named the NBA's most valuable player two years in a row, as well as Canadian athlete of the year several times, he has also been recognized for his unstinting support to charitable causes. He established the Steve Nash Foundation to assist underserved children in Canada, the United States and Paraguay. His exceptional commitment to the game of basketball and to the welfare of children has made him an inspirational leader and role model for youth.