Top 10 Athletes Born in T.O.

 

Over the years, Toronto, Hamilton and Etobicoke have produced a number of incredible athletes. From hockey to basketball, and football to baseball, young girls and boys have honed their craft in Southern Ontario. To recognize them and to highlight some of their phenomenal accomplishments, we are posting a series of Top 10 Lists!

To start it off… we are counting down the Top 10 Athletes Born in Toronto.

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The True North Family

Our staff is what makes the True North Sports Camps experience truly unique and we are thrilled to announce some of our amazing leadership staff who will be returning next summer!


The incredible J&J duo will be returning as Directors of our 2017 Summer Camps! In between dreaming about camp and counting down the days until summer, Julia Garisto (Director of Administration) and Jonathan Isaac (Director of Programming) are both high school teachers within the Toronto District School Board. They truly embody the True North culture and we are so lucky to have them back for another amazing year! Continue reading →

The Benefits of Multi-Sport Participation

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In the world of youth athletics, there is a tendency to forget that sports are meant to be fun. Sometimes, the prospect of a child becoming a professional athlete has led parents to encourage their children to specialize in a single sport at a young age. However, recent studies have shown that athletes who compete in a variety of sports are in fact more likely to compete at an elite level than those who specialized in a single sport.[1]

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Toronto Sports: Returning to Glory?

 

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The 10 years between 2004-2014 were among the darkest in Toronto sports history. To say the four major sports[1] teams were merely bad would be the definition of an understatement. In 40 total seasons, they had four playoff appearances and zero championships. Toronto was on par with Cleveland in terms of athletic ineptness, a comparison no sports fan wants to hear. With no memorable team moments to gush about, we had no choice but to celebrate individual players like Roy Halladay and Mats Sundin. But after a decade of utter incompetence, is Toronto finally on the cusp of returning to glory?

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