CST athlete Kevin Stittle featured in SIRC
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 19, 2009
AthletesCAN delegated Canadian Sailing Team member KEVIN STITTLE (ON) as one of few Ambassadors to be highlighted at 2009 Canada Games.
Stittle, 2008 Olympian, 2008 World silver medalist and 1997 Canada Games champion, will contribute a sharing of his experience at athlete forums, focus groups, surveys, team meetings, and media conferences, and will be part of venue visits, live commentary segments and medal ceremonies in PEI this August.
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Born in Brampton, Ontario Kevin began sailing at age 4. By 18, Kevin competed for his province at the Canada Games coming away with the Gold medal. Since these 1997 Games, Kevin has achieved success on both the national and international stage including multiple Canadian & North American Championship gold medals; a bronze medal at the 2007 Pan American Games; silver at the 2008 World Championships and a 4th place finish at the 2008 Olympic Games in the tornado class with partner Oskar Johansson. Kevin has also been recognized as Canadian Sailing Male Athlete of the Year (2008) and Ontario Sailing Male Athlete of the Year (2008). Kevin is currently training in windsurfing, the same discipline he won Gold in at the Canada Games.
Outside of training, Kevin enjoys motivational speaking opportunities at various schools and has been the official athlete representative for the sport of Sailing for the last two years; contributing to both the 2007 and 2008 AthletesCAN Forums and participating in three KidsCAN School Days across the country.
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Birthdate: July 18, 1979
Hometown: Orangeville, ON
Height: 178 cm.
Weight: 66 kg
Class: Sailing, Tornadohttp://canhobie.blogspot.com/