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Blonde-haired, blue-eyed Gavin enjoys long walks in the park, chocolate truffle ice cream, and red wine on a blanket under starry skies. If you want to get in touch with him after reading that and checking out his picture, you can find him either killin' it on a long zone 4 interval session in Gatineau Park, or studying for his 4th-year biology exams at Carleton University. Gavin grew up in St. Catharines, and started skiing during his first year at Carleton - which means he's only been skiing for 4 years, which makes his results absolutely remarkable. In 2005-06, he won an Ontario University championship qualifier race, and placed 11th at National Championships in the University class. He was an OUA all-star in 2004-05 - yes, only his third year of skiing. Gavin plans on skiing for a bit longer after school, and is then thinking about pursuing either medical school or dentistry school. This is Gavin's second year on XC Ottawa, and we've enjoyed having him around - we hope he stays longer (and so do the girls).

HometownSt. Catharines, Ontario
Personal Sponsors:Peltonen, Rex
Best Results: All-Star, 2005 Ontario University Championships
Bronze medal, Canadian University Nordic Championships Relay
Performance Goals: Technique Progression, Top-15 at Canada Winter Games and Canada Cups
Other Pursuits:Most other sports, Biology Major.
EQUIPMENT
Skis:Peltonen
Poles:Rex
Boots: Salomon
Rollerskis:
Skate:Pursuit
Classic:V2 910, Elpex

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Gavin's Articles...

Training 2 Runs and a Ski  (2008/09/10)
Training Hamilton Training Camp Weekend  (2007/07/24)
Sports Science Lactate Testing  (2007/07/01)
Athlete Diary Athlete Diary: Post training stress disorder  (2007/04/12)
XC News Canada Games Update #1 - Traveling  (2007/03/04)
Race Report Carleton Raven's Silver and Bronze at OUA Championships  (2007/02/19)
Race Preview Eastern Canadian Championship weekend  (2007/02/01)
Race Report 2007 Quebec Cup #1 Race Report - Foret Montmorency  (2006/12/18)
Race Preview Off to the races: Start of the 2007 Season!  (2006/12/14)
Athlete Diary Athlete Diary: Gavin Hamilton - A Piece of My Mind  (2006/09/24)
Race Report Ontario University Championships Report  (2006/02/20)
Athlete Diary Athlete Diary Entry: Gavin Hamilton  (2005/10/12)
Workout of the Week Cottage Triathlon  (2005/08/20)
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