Dr. Mark Dickson’s Movember moustache this year was truly epic.
Epic enough to win second overall in the 2020 Global Movember Awards, ‘The Epic One’ category.
“I shared the link with some of my close friends on Facebook,” said Anna Dickson, Mark’s wife, who nominated him after finding the awards on the Movember website.
Not long after, Anna was notified by a Movember digital editor from the United Kingdom that Mark was at the top of the leaderboard. The Dicksons were asked to provide a video that could be used on Movember social media before the polls closed.
“All in all, it was a pretty exhilarating experience,” she said. “It was a very, very close race.”
The Tillsonburg chiropractor was eventually edged out by Rahim Shamji from about 175 entries.
“He (Shamji) definitely deserved it,” said Mark, noting the winner had raised more than $40,000 for Movember over the past 13 years. “He’s Canadian, so that’s a good feeling in itself…