Scott Tupper Players of the Canada Hockey Team has been named as a Canada’s Flag Bearer for the 2019 Pan American games Opening Ceremony.
COC announced that 32 years old is one of the best hockey players for the country and for that reason he will be choosen the flag bearer for Canada in Lima Peru opening ceremony events.
He will lead Canada’s delegation of 477 athletes and 119 coaches into the Opening Ceremony on Friday (July 26).
“I was a little bit shocked, flattered and excited,” said Tupper.
“It’s an incredible honour and for the COC to give me the opportunity, I’m immensely grateful.
“I certainly had a few nerves the first day or so, but I’m very proud and feeling privileged to have the honour.
“While it’s an individual distinction, it’s indicative of our team’s past success and I’m really looking forward to representing our programme and our country at the Opening Ceremony.”
The Opening Ceremony will surely to be most entertainment for the fans as its included a performance from Luis Fonsi, a five-times Latin Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, producer and musician.