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AthletesCAN Board Member Trevor Hirschfield named August’s IPC Allianz Athlete of the Month

Trevor Hirschfield – Athlete of the Month August 2015

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The wheelchair rugby player was key in Canada’s thrilling gold-medal victory at Toronto 2015.
Trevor Hirschfield’s role in Team Canada’s gold-medal win in wheelchair rugby at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games earned him the Allianz Athlete of the Month for August 2015.

Hirschfield was an integral part of Canada’s thrilling 57-54 victory over the USA at Toronto 2015, where the sport made its Parapan American debut. The class 1.0 player finished second in scoring for Canada during the final with seven goals, while often guarding higher-class opponents. The victory was big for Canada, who lost to the US earlier in the tournament 60-59 in overtime…

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