Tuesday, August 18, 2015

BO HEDGES'S FANS

A two-time Olympic athlete, 35 year old Bo Hedges is one of the Canadian Wheelchair Basketball players in the 2015 Pan Am and Parapan Am Games held in Toronto this summer.

Born in the northern British Columbia community of Fort St. John but living in Wonowon B.C., Bo Hedges earned a gold medal in the London Olympics and a silver from Beijing. This night he and his team mates take on Puerto Rico in the men's quarter finals.

(From left) Kate and Megan are Bo's cousin's children from Mississauga, just west of Toronto. Amanda, Rachel, Caitlin, Chris and Bo's cousin, George Hedges are from western Canada, from Edmonton and Calgary.

Enjoying front row seats directly behind the Canadian bench, Bo's dedicated cheering section help the entire team cheer the men to their 73 - 34 defeat of Puerto Rico.

PHOTOS: SPENCER WYNN

Bo Hedges during the
Canada vs Puerto Rico quarter finals

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