Richard Hortness

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    Richard Hortness is a two time Olympian (Beijing 2008/London 2012), and has been a member of both Pan Am and Commonwealth Games teams in his career. He holds the Canadian record for the 4 x 50 freestyle relay and in 2007 and 2011 held Canadian 100 metre freestyle records.
    Richard joins Team KidSport athlete Emily Brydon as an actual KidSport recipient as a young athlete and is a great example of the important role that KidSport plays.
    Richard is recently retired from swimming and is moving into the next phase of his life in Secondary Science education certification. Richard is engaged to another Team KidSport athlete, rower Darcy Marquardt and currently lives in Burnaby.