Patrice Brisebois Takes “Multi-Sport Athlete” to a New Level

Posted: 25th September 2009 by Christopher Leone in NHL
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In the tradition of Michael Jordan, former Montreal Canadiens defenseman Patrice Brisebois has retired from one sport in order to pursue dreams in another. The 38-year-old defenseman, who played for the Habs for 16 seasons of an 18-year career, announced his retirement on Thursday, in order to pursue dreams of a NASCAR career. Currently, Brisebois is looking for sponsors to join the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, which has seen the likes of top racing drivers such as Jacques Villeneuve, Alex Tagliani, and J.R. Fitzpatrick in recent years. We've all heard of actors dabbling in auto racingùPatrick Dempsey and the late Paul Newman come to mind. We've also heard of the multi-sport athletes, with Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders having long careers in both football and baseball. But no profess ...

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