Éric Bussière

Éric Bussière

 

Noted for his quick decision-making and ball play on court, BC3 player Éric Bussière is dedicated to success in his craft. Introduced to boccia in 2011, he has excelled in the sport, making the national team only two years later.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Bussière points to the BC3 pair’s win 10-2 win over the United States at the Boccia Americas Pairs and Team competition at the 2015 Défi Sport as the highlight of his career.

Alongside Paul Gauthier and Kevin Shaw, Bussière displayed confidence and consistency, helping lead the pair to an event qualification for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. In addition, Bussière won an individual silver medal at the World Open in Povoa, Portugal in 2016.

PERSONAL

Bussière enjoyes adapted sailing, good food and traveling. Always willing to try something new, Bussière is constantly challenging himself, whether it’s trying a unique dish or an alternative strategy on the court. In sport, he appreciates the opportunity to visit new places and difference people during away competitions.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2016 BISFed Povoa World Open- Singles BC3- silver
2015 Parapan American Games – Singles BC3 - silver
2015 Parapan American Games – Mixed Pairs BC3– gold
2015 BISFed Americas Team/Pair Championships- Mixed Pairs BC3- silver

 

Medals

GamesSportEventMedal
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsBocciaPairs - Mixedgold
2015 Toronto Parapan AmsBocciaSingles - Mixedsilver

Summary

Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Boccia Pairs - Mixed 1
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Boccia Singles - Mixed 2