Regina's Jacob Bourassa hits the mark with Archery Bronze
RED DEER, AB (February 28, 2019): Team Sask is proud to announce that Jacob Bourassa of Regina has earned bronze in the men's Archery Compound event at the 2019 Canada Winter Games. The round was tied after regulation, with Bourassa taking a perfect shot in the tiebreaker to earn third place out of 11 competitors from across Canada. See full results here.
Bourassa, 16, is the 2018 Indoor SAA FITA Provincial Champion as well as the 2018 Outdoor Field and Target Provincial Champion. He trains with the Fronteir Bowmen under coaches Harvey Giesbrecht, Keith Partridge, and Mike Kupchanko. See Jacob's full bio here.
Athletes who compete at the Canada Games represent the country’s next generation of national, international, Olympic and Paralympic champions. Team Sask alumni and Olympic medalists Mark McMorris, Catriona Le May Doan, and Emily Clark can all count their previous Canada Games experiences as a stepping stone to the highest levels of sport, as can Paralympians Brittany Hudak, Nic Goncin and Lisa Franks.
Throughout the Games, an ongoing Team Sask medal count will be found on the Team Sask website at teamsask.ca, and live results and sport schedules will be found at https://cg2019.gems.pro. Daily content can be found on Team Sask social media: Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. High-resolution photos can be available here via Jody Bailey or here via the 2019 Canada Winter Games.
The official 2019 Canada Winter Games website is located at canadagames.ca/2019.
"The Games have been awesome -- everything paid off. Winning a medal is just the cherry on top. Especially winning in a shoot-off, it's exciting. It shows how training helps pay off." Jacob Bourassa
For more information, please contact:
Games Services & Communications Lead
Saskatchewan Games Council
(306) 529-3120 | firstname.lastname@example.org