Biography:

Drew Shaw has been a member of the national team since 2010. Prior to that, he competed at the 2003 ISSF World Junior Championships and made his World Cup debut that same year. TORONTO 2015 will mark the second straight Pan Am Games at which Shaw will compete alongside his father Paul, who will be in the double trap event. The younger Shaw enjoyed a career-year in 2014, posting his best-ever world championship trap result as well as his best-ever World Cup trap result, finishing 32nd in Beijing. He also improved on his previous Commonwealth Games performance and matched his career-best trap result at the Continental American Championships.

PERSONAL

Family: Parents Paul and Beverley Shaw… Sister Destiny… Father Paul is also a member of the 2015 Pan Am Games team… Getting into the Sport: Began competing in trap shooting at age 8… Travelled throughout Canada and the US with his father, who showed him what it takes to be successful in the sport… Outside Interests: Graduated from the University of Western Ontario… Manages the currency and commodity risk for an energy company in Sarnia… Previously a commodity derivatives trader for a major bank for three years… Odds and Ends: Has a barn cat named The Zohan and an apricot standard poodle named Beau…

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

PAG: 2011 – 14th (trap)

ISSF WCh: 2014 – 82nd (trap); 2011 – 104th (trap), 57th (double trap); 2010 – 98th (trap), 55th (double trap)

CWG: 2014 – 12th (trap); 2010 – 17th (trap), 12th (double trap)

CAT: 2014 – 17th (trap); 2010 – 17th (trap), 10th (double trap)