(OTTAWA, ONT.) Connect with your Canadian Men’s and Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball Teams as they compete for a Paralympic berth on home soil at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games from August 7-15, 2015.
Wheelchair Basketball Canada will be keeping you up-to-date on the latest hard-hitting action from the Games.
Get social with the hashtags #OneTeam #OneGoal to join our team and cheer on your Canadian wheelchair basketball athletes as they push for the podium and the chance to qualify for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games!
— Jamey Jewells (@JameyJewells) August 3, 2015
Follow the athletes on Twitter:
Team Canada Men
#6 – Robert “Bo” Hedges @therealbohedges
#7 – Vincent Dallaire @vincecanada87
#8 – Liam Hickey @liamhickey1998
#9 – Adam Lancia @AdamLancia
#12 – Nik Goncin @goncin
#14 – Tyler Miller @TYMILLER84
#15 – David Eng @The_Real_DENG
Team Canada Women
#4 – Elaine Allard @elaineallard4
#5 – Janet McLachlan @bigsexxxy5
#6 – Arinn Young @Dah_Juice
#7 – Cindy Ouellet @SevenCan_CO
#8 – Rosalie Lalonde @RosalieLalOnde
#9 – Maude Jacques @JacquesMaude
#10 – Katie Harnock @thepeachabides
#11 – Darda Sales @DardigS
#12 – Tracey Ferguson @cdngirl12
#13 – Jamey Jewells @JameyJewells
#14 – Erica Gavel @EricaGavel
#15 – Melanie Hawtin @MelanieHawtin
Fans can also follow the entire Canadian Paralympic Team (@CDNParalympics) as Team Canada competes on home soil.
About Wheelchair Basketball Canada
Wheelchair Basketball Canada is the national sports governing body responsible for the organization of the sport in Canada. It is a non-profit, charitable organization that is committed to excellence in the development, support and promotion of wheelchair basketball programs and services for all Canadians from grassroots to high performance. Wheelchair basketball is a fast-paced, hard-hitting, competitive sport in which Canada is held in high esteem around the world for winning a combined six gold, one silver, and one bronze medal in the last six Paralympic Games.
About the Canadian Paralympic Committee
The Canadian Paralympic Committee is a non-profit, private organization with 25 member sports organizations dedicated to strengthening the Paralympic Movement. The Canadian Paralympic Committee’s vision is to be the world’s leading Paralympic nation. Its mission is to lead the development of a sustainable Paralympic sport system in Canada to enable athletes to reach the podium at the Paralympic Games. By supporting Canadian high performance athletes with a disability and promoting their success, the Canadian Paralympic Committee inspires all Canadians with a disability to get involved in sport through programs delivered by its member organizations.