Cody Caldwell started his wheelchair rugby career in 2008 after becoming a quadriplegic in a diving accident. Just a week after his accident, he saw the documentary “Murderball” and immediately decided to play the sport.
With Team Canada he as earned gold and silver at the 2015 and 2019 Parapan American Games respectively, fourth at the 2016 Paralympic Games and sixth at the world championships in 2018.
The former Peterborough Petes AAA goalie and soccer player adapted quickly to wheelchair rugby and soon earned a reputation for his mix of intelligence and speed. He made the team in 2013 and earned gold at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games and the 2015 World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge.
2016 Paralympic Games… 2015 and 2019 Parapan American Games
Caldwell enjoys watching hockey, baseball and basketball, and spending time with his family and friends.
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
2019 Parapan American Games 2nd
2018 World Championships 6th
2016 Paralympic Games 4th
2015 World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge 1st
2015 Parapan American Games 1st
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1 silver medals
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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1 gold medals