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Gary Hines

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Gary Hines of the U.S. Men's National Handball Team in action






Pebblebrook High School Georgia Perimeter College

USA Team Handball Career
2018: Pan American Games Qualifier, 1st Place
2016: Pan American Championships (Argentina), 8th Place

2015: Last Chance Pan American Games Qualifier, 2nd place

Pan American Championship, 6th place
2014: Pan American Nor.Ca Qualifier, 3rd place
2012: Pan American Championships, 7th place
2011: Pan American Games, 7th place
2010: USA vs. Canada Pan American Games Qualifier, 1st place
2007: Second Chance Pan American Games Tournament
2006: Pan American Championships, 4th place
2004: Pan American Handball Tournament, 2nd place, Top Scorer
2004: Pan American Championships, 4th place
2003: Pan American Games, 3rd place
1999: Pan American Games, 4th place
Individual Career
2014: Pan American Championship, Top 10 Scorer (7th)
2014: HSC Bad Neustadt 3 Liga, Top 20 Scorer
2014: HSC Bad Neustadt 3 Liga, 2nd place 
2013: HSC Bad Neustadt 3 Liga, Top 25 Scorer
2012: HSC Bad Neustadt 3 Liga, Top 25 Scorer
2011: HSC Bad Neustadt 3 Liga, Top 25 Scorer
2010: Bayernliga-DJK Waldbuttelbrunn, League Record 300 goals and 10.7 goals per game
2009: Bayernliga-DJK Waldbuttelbrunn, MVP, Top 15 Scorer
2009: 3 Nations Tournament, Timmendorfer Strand Germany
2008: Carolina Blue Cup, Top Scorer
2007: Chicago Inter Handball Tournament, Top Scorer
2005: North American Champions Cup, All-Tournament Team
2005: U.S. Club Nationals, 2nd place
2004: U.S. Club Nationals, 1st place, 1st Team, MVP, Top Scorer
2004: Itajai Handball Cup, 3rd place, All-Tournament Team, Top Scorer
2003: Team Handball Male Athlete of the Year
2000: Named to Men's Junior National Team

The Mabelton, Georgia native is one of the most prolific scorers in German handball. In the 2009/2010 season, he became the first ever player to score 300 goals in the 4th Division.

He started playing handball for the Condor Handball Club which is based out of Atlanta, GA. He had a brief spell with Tolimar Tres de Mayo in the Spanish 2nd Division before he moved to DJK Waldbuettelbrunn where he set the scoring record. After two seasons with the club, he moved up a division to play with HSC Bad Neustadt.

"Hangtime" Hines has been a regular contributer for the Men's National Team and starred for the team in the Three Nations Tournament against Ireland, Luxembourg, and 2nd Division German side Bad Schwartau.

In high school, Hines competed in basketball and track and field. He won the State Championship in the high jump with a 6'10" clearance which remains a school record. At 14 years old, he was introduced to team handball at the Tony Matthews Boys & Girls Club. He made the USA Junior Men's National Team at 16 and Senior Men's National Team at 18.

Hines was featured in Sports Illustrated "Faces In The Crowd" for Team handball in 2004, and received the Hometown Hero award in March 2004 for his work in the community, accomplishments, and being a leader to young people through the Boys & Girls Club.
Hines has also competed on his favorite TV Show, German Ninja Warrior in 2016, 2017 and 2018. He has reached the semi-finals and finals on the competition show. 

He credits much of his accomplishments in life to his foster family, Gayle & Allen Turner.

YouTube: HangtimeHines
Instagram: @hangtime9

Last updated: Sept 2018
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