Gault, Thorin

Gault, Thorin

Thorin Gault

Thorin Gault Sport: Weightlifting Year Inducted: 2018 Member of the Cornwall Weightlifting Club, Thorin is a Canadian Masters Champion. He captured his fifth consecutive weightlifting title in 2017 at the Canadian Masters Weightlifting championship. Won the competition during his five years of eligibility for the men’s 40-44-year-old age group, in the 94-kilogram class.  

Merpaw, David

David Merpaw

David Merpaw Sport: Endurance Sports Year Inducted: 2018 A long time endurance athlete and river steward, Dave Merpaw began his career in 1994 by taking on the Ultra Ironman Endurance Event. Participated in World Championship events as the only Canadian representative in nine countries across the world. Re-invented himself as a long distance river swimmer […]

Julien, Christina

Christina Julien

Christina Julien Sport: Soccer Year Inducted: 2018 Cornwall Minor Soccer alumnus began soccer career with Ottawa Fury 2007 through 2011. Member of the Canadian Women’s National Soccer team 2011. Pan Am games gold medalist. Member FIFA World Cup team 2012. Turned professional 2012 through 2015 with teams in Sweden, Russia, Germany and Australia. Jacques Richard […]

Racine, Bob

Bob Racine

Bob Racine Sport: Hockey Year Inducted: 2018 Broomball Builder. Known as Zorro. Building from an established base, Bob Racine organized the a town league known as the JOC. He became treasurer of the Eastern Ontario Broomball Association during the 70’s and in 1979 amalgamated his JOC league with Seaway Valley Broomball League to form Cornwall […]

Wood, Ron

Ron Wood Sport: Lawn Bowling Year Inducted: 2016 Born in Cornwall, Ron Wood began lawn bowling in 1961. One year later, he won the Governor General Award as his team earned the Silver medal at the Ontario/Quebec play downs. In 1963, the team won Gold along with another Governor General Award. From 1978 to 1986, […]

Cruickshank, Dave

Dave Cruickshank Sport: Soccer/Builder Year Inducted: 2016 Dave Cruickshank’s involvement with the development of youth soccer began in 1967. He began coaching at that time and became coach at General Vanier Secondary School in 1970. In 1975, Dave became the Commissioner of the City Soccer League. He coached his team to the 1985 Men’s Championship. […]

Woodward Reginald

Reginald (Reg) Percival Woodward Sport: Multisports Year Inducted: 1977 Reginald “Reg” Percival Woodward was born in Cape Town, South Africa. He arrived in Canada in 1924 and to Cornwall in 1936 by way of Ottawa and Williamsburg. He will always be remembered for the outstanding contribution made to the Cornwall Sporting Community. His initiation into […]

Wilson George

George Wilson Sport: Media Year Inducted: 1971 George Wilson, born 1874, was a veteran editor of the Standard-Freeholder. He started to work at the Cornwall Standard in 1889 as a Devil’s Printer setting up the type by hand. He was also correspondent for the Montreal Star, and the Gazette. He loved covering lacrosse games; he […]

St. Denis Joseph

Joseph Joe Alfred (Skip) St. Denis Sport: Multisports Year Inducted: 1970 Joseph Joe Alfred “Skip” St. Denis, born in Cornwall in 1903, was active in most sports as a player and organizer, forming teams and even leagues from the age of 12. He starred in many sports but was an outstanding baseball player, joining the […]

Miron Ray

Ray Miron Sport: Multisports Year Inducted: 1969 Ray Miron, born in 1923, began his hockey career in the O.C.O.T. leagues. He started coaching at 14 years of age. He also played hockey, basketball, and football for CCVS teams. Ray coached the Cornwall Falcons in 1945, 46, and 47, the Cardinals (Cardinal Ontario Senior Cascos)in 1948, […]