World judo medalists to open west-end club after hip resurfacing
Kevin Nagel, Post Sports Editor
Published on Jul 17, 2009
The husband and wife team of Ron and Tracy Angus has accumulated 19 medals in
world masters judo competition over the years.
For Ron, who has 14 of them – 11 gold – there are two reasons why he still
travels the world for such events. "No. 1, I like to compete," he said, while
taking a break from a little one-on-one soccer play with his nine-year-old
daughter, Chelsea. "No. 2, it keeps me realistic when I’m coaching people. If we
don’t test theories and training methods, we start going off track as coaches."
A nagging hip injury kept him in pain for 15 years and out of competition for
the past four years until a hip resurfacing operation eliminated the
suffering. It worked so well, he is back running and lifting heavy weights.
"I’m so happy with it, that’s why I decided to get back into competition – I’m
pain free," said Angus, 52…