Hometown: Camrose, AB How were you introduced to the sport? I was introduced to wheelchair basketball at a young age. My older sister, who has spina bifida, and brother both started playing before me. I hopped in a chair when I was 8 years old and never looked back. Are you involved in any other … Continue reading Athlete Spotlight – Jayna Doll
Hometown: Airdrie How were you introduced to the sport? I went to a sports event at age six, played basketball, enjoyed it and stuck with it. Are you involved in any other sports? Yes I also take part in wheelchair racing. My events are 100m, 200m, and 400m. Any pregame superstitions/rituals? On the court? Having … Continue reading Athlete Spotlight – Saheed Alawiye
A message from WSA’s Executive Director and President Jen Sales – Executive Director “Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of gratitude and giving back. Please join us and give – whether it’s your time, a donation, or the power of your voice in the community – to support the causes you care about. Our high-performance program is … Continue reading Giving Tuesday – A Global Day of Giving
Congratulations to Team Alberta on their clean sweep of the medal rounds at the 2016 Jr West Regional Wheelchair Basketball Tournament this weekend! Alberta made a strong showing with Team Blue in first, Team Black in second, and Team White in third. All-Stars: Bradon Doll and Helaina Cyr and tournament MVP Ben Moronchuk.
The Edmonton Inferno women’s wheelchair basketball team has been a dominant force on the national stage for over a decade. http://edmontonjournal.com/sports/basketball/edmonton-inferno-womens-wheelchair-basketball-team-look-to-defend-national-title
The Edmonton Inferno seized the national crown with a 56-46 victory over the Calgary Rollers Sunday at the 2015 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League (CWBL) Women’s National Championship at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alta. Team Saskatchewan reached the podium for the first time at the event with a win in the bronze medal game over … Continue reading Edmonton Inferno Victorious at 2015 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League Women’s National Championship