Giuseppe Di Salvatore: young and ready

Teenage Olympian is Canada's best male trap shooter

Kristina Rutherford CBC Sports

Giuseppe Di Salvatore was seven years old when his dad convinced him to shoot a gun for the first time. He had tagged along on a trip to the Vancouver Gun Club and found himself scared, gun in hand, uncertainly taking aim. Read full article

Giuseppe Di Salvatore Bio

Beijing Olympics 2008

Di Salvatore was the national champion in 2006, and won bronze at the 2007 Pan American Games. He first shot a gun when he was six years old, and says his father had to stand behind him to help him pull the trigger. Beijing will be his first Olympic Games. Read full article

Giuseppe Di Salvatore Athlete Bio

NBC Beijing Olympics 2008

Club name: Vancouver Gun Club: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Coach: Josh Iakatos, George Leary (Team Canada Pan American Guide 2007)
Language spoken: French, Italian, English Read full article