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Canadian sport heroes and their achievements
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Terry Fox - Canadian athlete, humanitarian, cancer research activist. Ran a cross-Canada run as an amputee to raise money for cancer research. Raised $24,170,000.

Terry Fox hoped to raise one dollar for each of Canada’s 24 million people, a goal he met despite being forced to end his run after 143 days and kilometers when his cancer spread to his lungs. He died nine months after being forced to end his marathon.

Georges St-Pierre - Winner of 7 consecutive welterweight title defenses. Welterweight champion of the world. "one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time"

GSP: I'll be the Beckham of MMA

Christine Sinclair - won "soccer player of the year" award 7 times. Led the Canadian ladies soccer team to win bronze in 2012.

Olympic bronze medallist (soccer) Christine Sinclair will be Canada’s flag bearer for the Closing Ceremony of the London Olympic Games

Barbara Ann Scott - Canadian figure skater. Two-time world champion. Four-time National champion. "Canada's Sweetheart"

Obit of the Day: “Canada’s Sweetheart” Barbara Ann Scott holds a unique place in Canadian sports history as the only woman to win gold in Olympic figure skating. Scott, who passed away at age

Clara Hughes - only athlete ever to win medals in both summer and winter Olympics. Speed Skating and cycling. Humanitarian.

Clara Hughes - only athlete ever to win medals in both summer and winter Olympics. Speed Skating and cycling.

Steve Nash - "best basketball player to come out of Canada". Eight-time All-star. Five-time assists leader. "Best point guard"

Steve Nash - "best basketball player to come out of Canada". Five-time assists leader.

Tom Longboat - Canadian long distance runner. Dominant distance runner of his time. Joined armed forces and fought for his country.

Tom Longboat - Canadian Soldier Olympian - The Olympic And Paralympic Games Military Connection - Remembering Those Who Served - Remembrance - Veterans Affairs Canada

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