Hubert Demers

Mission Staff:
Ice Hockey Interpreter

Province: Manitoba

His Sports Debut as Interpreter:
He first met Deaf people at the Saskatchewan School for the Deaf (SSD) when he was in university. He started interpreting in 1986. 

His First International Competition:
The first time he interpreted international Deaf hockey was the 1991 World Winter Games of the Deaf (now Deaflympics) in Banff. It was a fantastic experience. He drove from Winnipeg to Calgary, Banff, and Canmore to volunteer. 

His Goal for the 2019 Winter Deaflympics:
For Team Canada to succeed!

His Biggest  Accomplishment in His Sports Career:
He is very proud of Team Canada who all come together to compete, win, meet old friends or make new ones and have memories forever!

More about Hubert Demers:
Sports, sports and sports.

His motto:
Never give up!