Player of the Week for January 10, 2024
Owen Paquette, is a dedicated boxer competing for almost 10 years. At 18 years old, his journey in boxing has been marked by numerous accomplishments that fuel his determination to achieve even more.
A proud member of Team Canada’s youth national boxing team, Owen has held the position of being Canada’s #1 Ranked boxer for two consecutive years following the Covid-19 pandemic. Representing Canada fills him with immense pride and honour.
His recent achievement was winning the Gold Medal at the Canada Winter Games held in PEI. His journey extends beyond national borders, having showcased his skills on the international stage.
In December Owen won Gold at The Golden Gloves Provincial Championships securing his spot on Team Ontario Elite Team. This was a proud moment for Owen as his older brother Linden also secured a spot on Team Ontario.
Owen represented Canada in prestigious events like the 2022 IBA World Boxing Championships in Spain and the 2023 AMBC Continental Championships in Colombia, where he had the privilege of bearing his country’s flag.
Guided by his passion and dedication, Owen led Team Canada and Team Ontario as their team captain in various events. His journey has also been intertwined with renowned brands, as a former Team Everlast sponsored athlete and presently as a proud athlete of SPAR boxing, a prominent Canadian-based boxing brand.
As he continues his pursuit of excellence, Owen’s aspirations remain unwavering, he is committed to his goal of getting Canada on the podium at both the international and Olympic stages.
With honour and dedication, Owen plans to continue representing his country to the fullest.
Owen is currently attending Brock University studying in the concurrent education program.