Jacob Luczak (HBA History) has been named to the Team Canada squad heading to the Senior World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary.
A decorated wrestling star with St. Patrick High School, Jacob returned from Regina last year following his father's terminal cancer diagnosis. He joined Lakehead Thunderwolves Wrestling, winning gold medals at the Brock Open, the Western Open, and the McMaster Open, and silver at the USports national championship.
Read more about Jacob's journey at:
- CBC News - http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/thunder-bay/jacob-luczak-wrestling-championship-1.4795263
- TBNewswatch - https://www.tbnewswatch.com/local-sports/lu-wrestler-lands-team-canada-berth-1023351
- Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal - http://www.chroniclejournal.com/sports/local_sports/luczak-stands-tall/article_06096418-a689-11e8-beff-7744eb7d65a9.html
To help offset the costs a Go-Fund-Me-style fundraising campaign has been established at the Make A Champ website. To donate, visit www.makeachamp.com/jacobl, or contact him directly at 306-807-0057 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Image: Jacob Luczak with department faculty member, and former wrestler, Dr. C. Nathan Hatton. Courtesy of C. Nathan Hatton