Top 10 Athletes Born in Hamilton

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!

Last time we posted about Toronto’s best athletes. Today, we are counting down the Top 10 Athletes Born in the Hammer!

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Blue Jays Preview

The last two years have been a fantastic time to be a Blue Jays fan. Frankly, it’s been the best time to be a fan in the last two decades…and that’s not hyperbole. With back-to-back trips to the American League Championship Series, and countless “where-were-you-when” moments including the infamous ‘Bat Flip’, the Blue Jays have reminded Torontonians why they became fans of the blue birds in the late ‘80s and early ‘90s. But as we look ahead to 2017, can this version of the Blue Jays challenge for another World Series title? Continue reading →

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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