Brendan Gaulin

Brendan Gaulin

 

Brendan Gaulin has been an active person ever since he was a child. His passion for sport has helped him improve his teamwork, leadership, and self-confidence. Gaulin first got involved in goalball in 2000, influenced by his sister, Sarah, who played on the Quebec team.

His sister and brother founded a recreational league in Montreal in 1999, and Gaulin rapidly became passionate about the sport and took it to the next level, joining the national team.  

At the 2014 Nationals, Gaulin scored the winning gold in the shootout to lead B.C. to a 2-1 victory over Nova Scotia in the championship final. In 2011 he was the tournament MVP at the Canadian Championships.

Gaulin’s goal heading into the 2015 Toronto Parapan American Games is to win gold.

Career Highlights

2008 and 2012 Paralympic Games… Won bronze medals at both the 2009 IBSA Pan American Games and the 2011 IBSA World Games…

Personal

Just like his two brothers and his sister, Gaulin has albinism.  Brendan’s sight is estimated to be at 10%, a level that allows him some autonomy… Currently completing his Bachelors in Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University…

Notable International Results

  • 2015 World Championship prelims
  • 2012 Paralympic Games 10th
  • 2011 Parapan American Games 4th
  • 2008 Paralympic Games 5th

 

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsGoalballGoalball - Menbronze

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Goalball Goalball - Men 3
2011 Guadalajara Parapan Ams Goalball Goalball - Men 4
Games Sport Event Result
2012 London Paralympics Goalball Goalball - Men 10
2008 Beijing Paralympics Goalball Goalball - Men 5