HIRNIAK Stefan < Back  
Sport Swimming
CGA Canada   
Gender Men
Born 05 Feb 1985 in New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Height1.88 m
Weight 85 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Charlottesville, VA, USA
Higher education University of Virginia: Charlottesville, VA, USA
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started swimming at age two when his mother enrolled him in a swim class for infants.
Club / Team Island Swimming: Victoria, BC, CAN
Name of coach Randy Bennett, Mark Bernardino [university coach]
International Debut
Year 2006
Competing for Canada
Tournament Pan Pacific Championships
Location Victoria, BC
General Interest
Hobbies Fly fishing, playing poker and writing poetry. (Swimming Canada, 16 Jul 2010)
Most influential person in career His parents. (Swimming Canada, 16 Jul 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Try to not get overwhelmed by anything. Trust your coaches, take their advice, be able to learn, change, work hard and have fun." (Virginia Sports, 27 Aug 2009)
Ambitions To compete at the Olympic Games. (Swimming Canada, 16 Jul 2010)