Quick facts

Birthdate

March 7, 1995

Birthplace

Quebec City, QC

Residence

Quebec City, QC

Sport

Wheelchair Basketball

Classification

1.5

Experience

Lima 2019

Santiago 2023

Tokyo 2020

Toronto 2015

Vincent Dallaire has been a member of the last two Parapan American Games team winning silver both times. In 2019 in Lima, he helped Canada earn a spot for the Tokyo Paralympics.

He made his Paralympic Games debut in 2020 where Canada placed eighth and helped the team improve to sixth at the 2023 World Championships.

Also in 2019, he helped the Laval Gladiateurs to a third consecutive national title and was named to the tournament all-star team.

He began playing wheelchair basketball in 2002, following an introduction to the sport by his physiotherapist. He has been honing his basketball skills ever since and grew up playing with recreational and competitive club teams in his native Quebec.

A true team player, Dallaire loves the camaraderie within wheelchair basketball. He also doesn’t shy away from the speed of execution and the intensity of the sport.

Dallaire, who has an impressive 6’6’’ arm span, earned roster spots with the Canadian junior men’s national team in 2013 and 2017. He made the Senior Men’s National Team roster in 2014.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2020 Paralympic Games… 2019 and 2015 Parapan American Games… 2018 and 2023 World Championships… 2013 and 2017 U23 World Championships… 

PERSONAL

Born with a spinal malformation… University of Texas in Arlington… His role model is Canadian wheelchair basketball great Patrick Anderson… 

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

  • 2023 World Championships 6th
  • 2021 Paralympic Games 8th
  • 2019 Parapan American Games 2nd 
  • 2018 World Championships 12th 
  • 2015 Toronto Parapan American Games – 2nd
  • 2013 Men’s U23 World Championship – 6th