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Sales Manager’s Son Racing for Canada in Rio!!

Curtis Thom (son of our own Ken Thom, International Sales and Marketing), has been selected to race for Canada in the 400m and 4 X 400m relay wheelchair racing events at the Rio Paralympics.

Born with Spina Bifida, Curtis, age 30, took up wheelchair racing at age 11. He is not a new comer to international sporting events having represented Canada in the Paralympics  in both Athens and London as well as multiple World Championships. He is the  current the Canadian record holder for the 400m , 4 x 100m relay and the 4 x 400m relay events. In 2013 he won Bronze in the Francophone Games in Nice. Here is Curtis racing in Edmonton at the Canadian championships in July 2016:

Ken is the the National Team Coach for ParaAthletics for Bermuda as well as a personal coach for one of the Canadian athletes in Rio. Ken will be attending the games from the 3rd to 18th  September. For those of you who know him, watch out for those “Pink” Bermuda shorts at the opening ceremony!


We at O-Two wish Curtis every success in Rio!   “GO CANADA”!!!

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