Chris Halpen

Chris Halpen

 

After a recreational interest in para-soccer, Chris started playing boccia at the age of fifteen. He is known for his strong a short to mid game play, and advocates the importance of hard work and discipline in sport.

Career Highlights

Chris’s career highlight is his silver medal win at the 2015 Canadian Boccia Championships, a test event for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games. He won his medal in a close game against Québec’s Josée Lamothe, Chris clinched the win in overtime.

Personal

An enthusiastic hockey fan, Chris cheers for the Vancouver Canucks. He’s also an avid movie watcher, comedies being his genre of choice. On the court five days a week and a part of the Victoria Sports Screamers Club, there’s no missing the commitment Chris holds for his craft.

Notable International Results

  • 2009 Boccia Americas Cup – Singles BC1 – Silver

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsBocciaTeam Mixed - BC1/BC2bronze

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Boccia Singles - Mixed 5
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Boccia Team Mixed - BC1/BC2 3