Trent Frayne, born in Brandon, Manitoba, is one of Canada's most distinguished journalists, having written for all of Toronto's major papers along with Maclean's, Chatelaine, Sports Illustrated, and Saturday Evening Post magazines.
Trent began his illustrious career in 1938, writing for the Winnipeg Tribune. Since then he has covered the Olympics, the Canada-Russia Summit series, Grey Cups, Stanley Cups, the Kentucky Derby and boxing. Every so often he would make a cameo appearance on radio or television.
Also to his credit are fourteen sports books, hundreds of magazine articles and stints on radio and television.
He received the National Newspaper Award in 1975 for sports writing. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1984 and the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in 1988.
In 1990 Trent was honored as a life member by the Baseball Writers of America and was the first recipient of Brandon University's Quill Award for Outstanding Achievement that same year.
Since then he has been honored in the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and the Canadian News Hall of Fame.