Quick facts

Birthdate

October 16, 2000

Birthplace

Thunder Bay, ON

Residence

Thunder Bay, ON

Sport

Sitting Volleyball

Experience

Lima 2019

Bryce Foster, a fifth-year student at Westgate Collegiate and Vocational Institute high school, was named to the men’s sitting volleyball national team in 2019 and has his sights set on the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.

He helped his school to the senior boys’ volleyball city and regional championships and was approached about whether he would consider being a Para athlete by Canada’s national men’s sitting volleyball coach Jeff Smith. He was invited to a camp in Edmonton and made the national team.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Got his first taste of international competition in 2019 with the national team in an exhibition series against Team USA.

PERSONAL

Foster was born with a club foot … At 12 years old, he made the decision to amputate his leg from the knee down after about 20 surgeries… Also played basketball, golf, and tennis at the varsity level in high school.