ATHLETE BIOGRAPHY / PROFILE - Crispin Duenas
Date of Birth: Jan 5, 1986
Home Town: Scarborough
Club: The Archers of Caledon, Bullseye Buchaneers, Peel Archery Club
Types of Archery Pursued (indoor target, outdoor target, 3D indoor, 3D outdoor, field): Indoor Target, Outdoor Target, Field
Personal Coach’s Name: Joan McDonald
School (if applicable): University of Toronto
Career (if applicable): N/A
Why and when did you get involved in archery?
Archery was always an interest of mine since I was a child, and I had always been fascinated with Robin Hood. I started shooting at the Saturday morning classes at the Archers of Caledon in 2000.
Hours of practice per week: About 30-35 hours on average
Short Term Goals: Maintain my archery standard in Canada and the World.
Long Term Goals: Olympic medal and longevity in this sport that’s on par with archers like Butch Johnson and Hiroshi Yamamoto.
Previous National Team Member:
Yes / No: Yes
Event(s) & Year(s): Outdoor Target from 2002-present
Major Canadian Tournament Results:
Event: 2010 Canadian Outdoor Championships
Division: Senior Recurve Men
Ranking (if applicable): 1st
Major International Tournament Results:
Event: 2009 Outdoor World Championships
Division: Recurve Men
Ranking (if applicable): 17th
Records Set / Held (division, score, year, place):
Provincial: Outdoor overall FITA
Canadian: Indoor CC – 593/600
Outdoor 30m – 357/360
Outdoor 90m CC – 315/360
Other Athletic Interests & Accomplishments Outside of Archery: I used to participate and compete in gymnastics, swimming, and karate.
Personal Interests & Accomplishments Outside of Archery: I am a graduate of the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor Degree in Physics, with a minor in Music and Mathematics.