Quick facts


December 18, 1999


Prince George, BC


Prince George, BC


Wheelchair Rugby


Paris 2024

Joel Ewert excels at both wheelchair rugby and wheelchair basketball. It is in wheelchair rugby that he plans to go to the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris.

Ewert was a Team Canada member at the last chance wheelchair rugby Paralympic Games qualifying event in April 2024 at which Canada took the silver to book its ticket for Paris.

He has been part of the national wheelchair rugby team since 2017,

Ewert started playing wheelchair rugby after catching the eye of rugby coaches while competing for Team BC at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in wheelchair basketball.


Team Canada member at 2023 Men’s U23 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship…. Competed at three Canada Winter Games in for Team BC…


Born with cerebral palsy… Completed his first degree in biomedical studies at the University of Northern British Columbia… Been accepted into UBC’s Northern Medical Program in Prince George…