World Record Holder Para-Athlete Nate Riech Named CSI Pacific Athlete of the Month Powered by 2XU
Canadian Sport Institute Pacific – VICTORIA, BC – T-38 World Record holder in the 1500m, Nate Gray Wolf Riech, has been named CSI Pacific Athlete of the Month Powered by 2XU for July 2019.
Riech broke the 1500m Canadian and World Records at the Portland Twilight meet this May. This amazing success comes on the heels of his breaking both the 800m and 1500m World Records in the T-38 classification in Berlin, Germany in 2018. For his efforts, Riech was named Athletics Canada Ambulatory Athlete of the Year for 2018.
The T-38 category is for motor impairment for athlete TBI’s and Cerebral Palsy.
Find out more about Riech’s post-injury recovery and rise to world record status, as well as how his family’s athletic background helped him get to where he is today, here:
Previous winners of the CSI Pacific Athlete of the Month Powered by 2XU have included Celina Toth (Diving Canada) Hayato Sato (Curling Canada), and Simon d’Artois (Freestyle Canada).
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Offering world-class Olympic and Paralympic training environments in Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (www.csipacific.ca) is committed to Powering Performance. Inspiring Excellence. Working with national sport organizations and fuelled by our national and provincial partners such as Sport Canada, viaSport, Own the Podium, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaches Association of Canada, we are driven by our mantra to Collaborate. Serve. Innovate.
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