Birthdate

Sport(s)

Wheelchair basketball

Hometown

Fredericton, NB

Classification

4.5

Danielle DuPlessis turned to wheelchair basketball in 2017 after a number of knee injuries in high school and university ruled her out of playing stand-up basketball at a high level.

She played for New Brunswick at the 2019 Canada Winter Games, and trained with the national team through the rest of the year. She was named to the roster for Canada’s feature game against the Netherlands in the spring of 2019. 

The Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games was her first appearance at an international tournament for Canada, and her first multi-sport major Games.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2019 Parapan American Games

PERSONAL

Pursuing a master of science in cognitive rehabilitation at the University of Toronto

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2019 Parapan American Games 1st 

 

Year Type
Host City
Medals
2020 Summer
Tokyo, Japan
2019 Parapan am Games
Lima, Peru