Reed De’Aeth named WBC Junior Athlete of the Year


Congratulations to Wheelchair Basketball Team Alberta athlete Reed De’Aeth for being named Junior Athlete of the Year at the Wheelchair Basketball Canada Annual Awards! The sky is the limit for 17-year-old De’Aeth. His dedication to his craft is exemplary, while his vision, basketball IQ and work ethic are a formidable combination on the court. He … Continue reading Reed De’Aeth named WBC Junior Athlete of the Year

Men’s U23 National Wheelchair Basketball selection camp announced


Congratulations to the 4 Alberta athletes who have been invited to the Men’s U23 National Wheelchair Basketball selection camp. Joining head coach Darrel Nordell (Edmonton, AB) at the selection camp at the Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre, in Scarborough, Ont., from March 20-24 will be: Jon Bilan (Edmonton) Ben Tumack (Edmonton) Reed De’Aeth (Sherwood Park) … Continue reading Men’s U23 National Wheelchair Basketball selection camp announced

Hosts Announced for 2017 Junior Regional Wheelchair Basketball Championships


(Ottawa, Ont.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada is pleased to announce that Wheelchair Sports Alberta (WSA) and the Nova Scotia Wheelchair Sports Association (NSWSA) will play host to the two Junior Regional Championships in 2017. Read more at: http://www.wheelchairbasketball.ca/news_press/hosts-announced-2017-junior-regional-wheelchair-basketball-championships/

The (De) Composition of a Recovering Paralympian


Former Paralympian and current professor Danielle Peers offers a deeply personal account of coping with the complicated politics of disability as she competed in elite wheelchair basketball. The interrogation It is dark here. I am alone, or at least, I feel alone. It feels like years since I have been here: since they have been … Continue reading The (De) Composition of a Recovering Paralympian