DE GOEDE Thyssen < Back  
Sport Rugby Sevens
CGA Canada   
Gender Men
Born 24 Jun 1988 in Victoria, CAN
Height1.93 m
Weight 102 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Victoria, BC, CAN
Occupation Carpenter
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started playing rugby when he was in high school in 2002.
Why this sport? His father captained the Canada team so he was brought to the sport and loved it since he started.
Club / Team James Bay Athletic Association: Victoria, BC, CAN
Name of coach Peter Rushton
Coach from which country? Canada
Coach from what year? 2007
International Debut
Year 2010
Competing for Canada
Opponent Tonga
Location Hong Kong, China
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement Victory over Fiji at the U20 World Championship in 2008. (rugbycanada.ca, 16 Aug 2010)
Famous relatives Father, Hans de Goede, played for Rugby Canada. (The Courtenay Comox Valley Record, 24 Jun 2010)
Other information FAMILY FIRST
He and his father, Hans, are the first father-son combination to play for Canada at the Hong Kong Sevens. (The Courtenay Comox Valley Record, 08 Apr 2010)