10 Toronto athletes you need to follow on Instagram

May 8 2017, 4:43 pm

There’s no shortage of star athletes that call Toronto home. Thanks to the internet, you can live vicariously through most of them.

Here are 10 Toronto-based athletes you need to follow on Instagram:

1. Andrew Wiggins (Minnesota Timberwolves)

First Hockey Game 🏒

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Toronto native Andrew Wiggins is making his name known in the NBA outside of his hometown, but he still shows love for the Six.  If you’re into the baller lifestyle, give Wiggins a follow.

2. Adriana Leon (Canadian Women’s National Soccer Team)

#justdoit #betterforit

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Growing up just outside of Toronto, Adriana Leon has become a Canadian soccer star. Her account is a mixed combination of her hard work, sporting life, and model like photography.

3. Andre De Grasse (Track and Field)

City Nights ✨

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Toronto-born Andre De Grasse is Canada’s best sprinter, and may soon be the best in the world. Follow his Instagram and you’ll be whisked away to different parts of the world as he competes on the track.

4.William Nylander (Toronto Maple Leafs)

They call me zlatan

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By the looks of William Nylander’s Instagram, he looks like he’s a chill dude to hang out with. The Toronto Maple Leafs centre gives you a glimpse of his fun lifestyle with posts of his friends, and family.

5. Melissa Bishop (Track and Field)

Welcome to altitude. Thin air = better hurt faces. Closer to the sun= better tans #👯 #yabish @anniethewhite

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If you need some motivation to get out there and exercise, look no further then Ontario’s Melissa Bishop. The Olympic 800 meter runner will take you behind the scenes of her daily training, and shows you how all the hard work pays off.

6. Kevin Pillar (Toronto Blue Jays)

Life is good

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Toronto Blue Jays centre fielder Kevin Pillar loves to show off his day-to-day life. His Instagram shows how he’s embraced Toronto as his home away from home.

7.  Natalie Spooner (Canadian Women’s National Hockey Team)

Playing hockey in the city she grew up in, Natalie Spooner of Team Canada and the Toronto Furies, is an Instagram pro. Her account is filled with nearly 700 posts of her hockey adventures combined with personal photos showing off an exciting life.

8.  Cory Joseph (Toronto Raptors)

Back at it #hotlinebling by the homie @champagnepapi

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Cory Joseph is Toronto born and raised, and lucky enough to be playing for his hometown team, the Toronto Raptors. Follow him for a snippet of his personal life and learn fashion tips from his fresh sense of style.

9. Jonathan Osorio (Toronto FC)


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Jonathan Osorio is another Toronto native who plays soccer for his hometown team, Toronto FC. The midfielder enjoys showing off his love for all things Toronto.

10.  Morgan Smith (Skateboarder)

Morgan Smith fills his account with videos of him shredding the streets of Toronto, along with photos of his worldly travels. The pro skater has an eye for ascetics too, recently finding beauty in puddle reflections.

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