Famous Burlingtonians

Ron Angus - Olympian - Judoka/Author/Motivational Speaker

Ron Angus participated in 23 consecutive Senior National Judo Championships, is a 10 times World Masters Champion and was a member of the Canadian Judo Team. In addition, he represented Canada at the Commonwealth Games in 1986 and 1993, the Pan American Games in 1988 and the Francophone Games in 1988. He coached at the 1996 Olympic Games. Angus is also the creator of Judo Ontario’s Jiu-jitsu program, aimed at increasing judo’s popularity. He currently resides in Burlington and works as a judo coach, author and motivational speaker. Angus was inducted into the Burlington Sports Hall of Fame in 2010.