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Name  Wayne Bourque
Role  Fitness trainer

Martial art  Boxing
Movies  Cinderella Man
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Children  Rene Bourque, Chantal Bourque, Nadia Bourque, Kim Bourque
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Wayne Bourque has been the North American Native boxing champ three times in the welterweight and middleweight classes. He was born in 1959 to M├ętis parents in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. Borque has trained several National Hockey League hockey players. To protect himself from racist attacks, he learned to box. He won his first tournament, the Northwest Pacific Gold Gloves, at the age of 13 in Seattle.

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Borque retired from amateur boxing in 1985 after receiving a knee injury while skiing eighteen days before the Olympic trials. After retirement Borque became a fitness trainer and currently leads the boxercise centre Centre Ring, as well as a summer camp in Toronto, Canada where participants use boxing exercises to get fit without the physical contact of boxing matches. His clients have included Russell Crowe, whom he worked with on the movie Cinderella Man (2005).

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Achievements

- Lifetime achievement award at the Regional Aboriginal Recognition Awards

- Borque was also inducted into the Wood Buffalo Hall of Fame in 2012

- 3 time North American Native champion

- 3 time golden glove champion

- World Champion masters division 2009

Family

Borque's cousin Rene Bourque is a professional hockey player in the NHL.

References

Wayne Bourque Wikipedia


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