Paralympian Chad Jassman has overcome many challenges in his life and believes his love of wheelchair basketball helped him overcome them.
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Wheelchair basketball player Reed De’Aeth is training hard for the opportunity to represent Canada in the 2024 Paralympics.
Team Canada fell 68-56 in the classification round at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Tournament still ongoing for both Canadian teams as they close out the competition in classification playoffs to determine their exact ranking.
Canada’s Men’s WCB team lost to the defending world champions in the quarter-finals of the Tokyo Paralympics.
The Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team narrowly escaped the preliminary round of the Paralympic tournament with a record of 2-3, despite outstanding rebounding.
Canada’s medal hopes were extinguished against the defending Paralympic champions in the quarterfinals.
After beginning the Paralympics with three losses on the bounce, the Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team squeezed through to the quarter-finals with an impressive 63-52 win against Colombia.
The Canadian Women’s wheelchair basketball team has its sights set on reaching the Paralympic podium for the first time since 2004, but first it will need to defeat the defending gold-medal champions.
Team Canada gets set to take on the defending world champion British in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo 2020 men’s wheelchair basketball.