Montrealer hopes to hang on to memory champion title

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#1 1 September, 2017 - 09:02
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Montrealer hopes to hang on to memory champion title


'A matter of work and practice': Montrealer hopes to hang on to memory champion title

His parents’ house, at the same time, was used as his “memory palace” — an approach that involves placing those characters or objects throughout a well-known location you can revisit in your mind.

It’s what helped Blondin, a 35-year-old substitute teacher who lives in Montreal, be crowned the Canadian Memory Champion in 2016. And it’s a skill he has continued to hone since then in his spare time, hoping to repeat his victory at this year’s championships, held simultaneously in Edmonton and Montreal on Sept. 2.

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http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/a-matter-of-work-and-practice...

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Here is another interview Francis gave just before winning the 2017 Canadian Memory Championship.

CBC Radio Interview of Francis Blondin

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