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Norbert Pavlisin


When Norbert Pavlisin read about try outs for the Canadian handball team, he knew it was an opportunity he did not want to let pass. He currently plays the Czech Republic with HK Mesto Lovosice.


Family: Parents Radoslav Pavlisin and Alena Pavlisinova… Younger sister Ema… Moved to Canada in 2001 when his father took a job in Burlington, Ontario… Getting into the Sport: Started playing handball at age 9 because it is the most popular sport in his hometown… Outside Interests: Is a student pilot, attending VSO in Prague for aviation… Has an internship at Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague… Odds and Ends: Childhood hero is Slovakian former NHL player Peter Bondra; always wanted to be a hockey player but found a different opportunity with handball… Collects fridge magnets for his family…