Monday, February 23, 2015

BARRY HASTINGS

HELP WANTED: Ontario Hydro in Canada seeks engineer.

The 1970s in Cardiff, Wales was a tough time. The UK’s downturn in the economy was saw many out of work and was equally hard on professionals. The young engineer, Barry Hastings saw the above want ad in the Telegraph, for a position with Ontario Hydro. He got the job in 1972. And as they say, the rest is history.

And what a history it has been!

Married 45 years, Barry has a son, a grandson and has much to teach and inspire. The man is a machine! He raced bikes, ran triathlons and competed in 12 Ironman competitions, finishing 10 of them. 

BARRY FUN FACT: Though he does not race any longer, he does have a collection of vintage bikes. If those bikes could talk!

PHOTO: SPENCER WYNN







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