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Paul Ian Shaw

Paul Ian Shaw
  • Born: 06/20/1949
  • Age: 65
  • Height: 172cm
  • Weight: 97kg
  • Birthplace: Collingwood, Ontario


Toronto International Trap & Skeet Club

Languages spoken:


Favourite activities outside of sport:

Farming, renovations, land development

Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):

Janis Carscadden, Susan Thompson, Cindy Lewis

Training Location(s):

Toronto International Trap & Skeet Club, Cookstown, Ontario

Preferred sport events / Specialties:




Senior national athlete since:

1985 (on and off)

College/ University (year graduated):

University of Western Ontario B.A. (1971), LL.B. (1974)

Focus of studies:


Org./ charities supported:

Ducks Unlimited, Shooting Federation of Canada

Other sports participated in:

Hockey, soccer, baseball, fishing

Favourite quote / motto:

The harder I work the luckier I get.

National titles (include event, year):

Doubletrap Champion 1990, 1991 and 1992

Career notes prior (excluding Olympic):

Have been named to the ATA All American Team 12 times. Have represented Canada in Olympic Style Trap at all major games over the years – Olympics, World Championships, World Cups, 3 Pan Ams, Commonwealth Games, numerous Championships of the Americas.

Pan Am Games results — all events, all Games:

Indianapolis 1987 – 220/225 – 3rd place (team silver and individual bronze. Argentina 1995 – team silver. Dominican Republic 2003 – 211/225 (no medal)

World Championship appearances – Best results by year:

Number of championship attendances. Best was 5th place in Fignano, Italy, Doubletrap, 1994

Major awards (ex. CDN Player of Year, Hall of Fame inductee):

OPTA Hall of Fame Inductee 2007

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