YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region Athlete of the Month: Edouard Parent

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Photo: Dean Hoisak

By Ottawa Sportspage

About: Edouard Parent of the Gloucester Concordes Speed Skating Club is off to a fast start on the Ontario Short Track Elite Circuit this season. Racing across town at the Bell Sensplex for the first series stop, the 17-year-old finished 2nd overall in the open men’s competition. At the second event in Kitchener-Waterloo, he placed 7th out of all open men and 2nd in his junior B age category. Parent’s Concordes club also hosted a provincial series meet (a step below the elite circuit) on Dec. 14 at Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex – Orléans. Division winners included Gloucester’s Jonathan Wong, Olivier Tremblay, Wesley Bartlett, and Ottawa’s Anji Wang and Alice Oliver.

E-mail editor@sportsottawa.com to nominate your Stars! Please include Athlete or Team’s Name, Player Roster, and why they should be recognized. Courtesy of the YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital Region, the selected Stars of the Month will receive free passes to the Y.

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