HIRAYAMA Nathan < Back  
Sport Rugby Sevens, Rugby Union
CGA Canada   
Gender Men
Born 23 Mar 1988 in Richmond, CAN
Height1.83 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Vancouver, BC, CAN
Higher education University of Victoria: Victoria, BC, CAN
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team British Columbia Bears: Vancouver, BC, CAN
Name of coach Doug Tate
Coach from what year? 2006
Training Regime Five days a week year round
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Flyhalf
International Debut
Year 2007
Competing for Canada
Opponent New Zealand (All Blacks)
Tournament International Tournament
Location England
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement His best rugby moment is playing home games for Hugh McRoberts secondary at South Arm field with all of his friends (bcrugby.com, 16 Sep 2009)
Injuries Sustained arm injury at U20 World Championships 2008. (, 10 Oct 2008)
Awards and honours Vikes Athletics Male Outstanding Athlete of the Year 2008. (universitysport.ca, 01 Apr 2008)
Famous relatives Father Garry Hirayama won 12 caps for Canada's national rugby team in the 1980's and played in their first sevens team in Hong Kong in 1980. (rugbyworldcup.com, 10 Sep 2007)
Ambitions Playing rugby at the Olympic Games. (bcrugby.com, 16 Sep 2009)