Cameron Hughes

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Cameron Hughes in 2014

Cameron Hughes is a Canadian sports entertainer. Hughes gets paid by sports teams in the United States and Canada to attend their games, blend in with the regular fans in the stand, and cheer loudly. He was hired by organizers of the 2010 Winter Olympics to attend hockey games.[1] Most recently, Cameron inspired former world #1 tennis player Novak Djokovic to dance on court after his match during the 2011 US Open.[2]

Cameron was born on March 9, 1971, in Ottawa, Ontario. He attended Lisgar Collegiate Institute in Ottawa. Cameron went on to attend Bishop's University in Lennoxville, Quebec.[citation needed]

In addition to cheering, Cameron is an active public speaker, speaking at high schools, colleges and corporations, such as Bell Canada, Eli Lilly and Company, ConocoPhillips, and Labatt.[citation needed]

Cameron also does charity work. In 2000, as a tribute to his mother, who he lost to breast cancer when he was 17, Cameron organized "For The Love of Breasts." This breast cancer research fundraiser has been an important Toronto event that has raised in excess of $250,000 for cancer research.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ The Today Show, February 22, 2010
  2. ^ Sommers, Sam (7 September 2011). "Novak Djokovic and the Crowd Whisperer of the U.S. Open". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 10 September 2011. 

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