Quick facts

Birthdate

September 18, 1970

Birthplace

London, ON

Residence

London, ON

Sport

Wheelchair Rugby

Experience

Beijing 2008

London 2012

Garett Hickling is one of wheelchair rugby’s greatest players. He was MVP at the first three World Championships in the sport and has competed in every Paralympics that wheelchair rugby has been included in – since 1996. Hickling, also known as ‘G’, recently took his game to the next level by moving to Ontario to train with David Willsie. While there, he developed a love of coaching and was instrumental in starting a new team in Toronto. Hickling is a quiet leader of Team Canada and his experience will be instrumental in Team Canada’s quest for gold.

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

1995 World Championships: 2nd

1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games: 2nd

1998 World Championships: 3rd

2000 Sydney Paralympics: 4th

2002 World Championships: 1st

2004 Athens Paralympics: 2nd

2006 World Championships: 3rd

2008 Beijing Paralympic Games: 3rd

2010 World Championships: 5th

 

Paralympic Medals

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