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Arnold Parks

The Arnold Parks story can best be told by reciting the litany of his accomplishments; representative of New Brunswick in Maritime competition seventeen times; representative of New Brunswick in National competition twenty-one times; representative of Canada at Bisley Competition six times; representative of Canada at Inter-Commonwealth team competition several times; winner of the Queen’s Prize at Bisley in 1968; winner of the Governor General’s match in 1969; winner of the St. George’s Silver Cross in 1973.

From the best in New Brunswick to the best in Commonwealth, he has established himself as one of Canada outstanding individual athletes of all times.

Enrolled in the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, June 7, 1975

Quick Facts

  • Won the Canadian Cadet Smallbore Outdoor Championship in 1948
  • Canadian Smallbore Prone champion in 1970
  • Won the National Match (Governor General’s Prize) in 1969 and 1975
  • Six-time member of the Canadian Bisley team: placed in Queen’s Hundred four times
  • Won the Queen’s Prize at Bisley in 1968
  • Inducted into the Canadian Forces Sports Hall of Fame in 1982
  • Inducted into the Saint John Sports Hall of Fame in 1987
  • Inducted into the Dominion of Canada Rifle Association in 2000
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