|Born||July 24, 1984|
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
|Height||166 cm (5.45 ft)|
|Weight||62 kg (137 lb)|
|College team||University of British Columbia Dolphins|
Personal life and education
Tildesley attended St. George's School, and afterwards attended the University of British Columbia, where he was a part of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. In May 2008, he graduated with a BA in English Literature. Donovan works full-time as an insurance broker for Buntain Insurance Agencies Ltd. in Vancouver. He is also a professional inspirational speaker, sharing his stories with audiences of all ages; from business executives to schoolchildren. You can learn more about him at his web site, www.limitlessvision.ca. Donovan is also a shareholder in 4 Senses Entertainment Inc., which owns 88.7 Whistler FM, as well as the license for another radio station which will be launched in the summer of 2010.
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- "Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulates four-time Paralympic swimmer Donovan Tildesley on retirement". Newswire.ca. Retrieved 2014-05-09.
- Lin, Brian (2008-09-04). "Tap and Rope Guide Swimmer to Victory". University of British Columbia. Archived from the original on 2011-05-21. Retrieved 2008-09-05.
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