Quick facts

Birthdate

September 18, 1975

Birthplace

Halifax, NS

Residence

Halifax, NS

Sport

Goalball

Experience

Lima 2019

Peter Parsons is the Chair of Blind Sports Nova Scotia and a two-time national champion with Team Nova Scotia. In 2019, he was one of the main organizers of the national championships in Halifax and helped Nova Scotia win the bronze. He also helped coach the province to the men’s and women’s crowns at the national junior goalball championships.

In 2018, he was alternate on Team Canada for the world championships.

He is an orientation and mobility specialist and has been playing goalball since moving to Halifax in 2005. 

PERSONAL

Has Stargardt’s disease, a macular degeneration that he has had since he was 12.