Nathan Yu



Canadian National Development Team

Languages spoken:


Idols (in sport or other):

Michael Jordan, Steve Nash, Derrick Rose

Favourite activities outside of sport:

Playing the guitar

Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):

Jordan Yu, Reena Yu, Lee-Wai Yu

Pre-competition rituals / superstitions:

Stretch alone

Training Location(s):

University of British Columbia

Preferred sport events / Specialties:



Kevin Hanson

Senior national athlete since:


Nickname (s):


College/ University (year graduated):

University of British Columbia (2012)

Focus of studies:

Geography – Environment & Sustainability

Org./ charities supported:

Habitat for Humanity

Other sports participated in:


Favourite movies / TV shows:

Old School, Wedding Crashers / The Office, Modern Family, Trailer Park Boys, Entourage, The Saprano’s

Favourite quote / motto:

I have failed many times……. and that’s why I succeed

It would surprise you to know that I …:

Have 3 nieces and 1 nephew

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2011:

2nd leading scorer on my University Team, Canada West Conference Champions

Career notes (inc. Top results) in 2007:

B.C. Provincial Highschool MVP 2006-2007