Cody Caldwell
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Cody Caldwell

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Cody Caldwell started his wheelchair rugby career in 2008 after becoming a quadriplegic in a diving accident in Alberta. Just a week after his accident, he saw the...

  • Birth DateMay 22, 1988
  • HometownPeterborough, ON
  • ClubLondon Annihilators
  • Classification2.0
  • Member Since2013
Cody Caldwell

Biography

Cody Caldwell started his wheelchair rugby career in 2008 after becoming a quadriplegic in a diving accident in Alberta. Just a week after his accident, he saw the documentary “Murderball” and immediately decided to play the wheelchair rugby.

The former Peterborough Petes AAA goalie and soccer player adapted quickly to sport and earned himself a strong reputation for his mix of intelligence and speed. It would ultimately lead to Cody making the Canadian national wheelchair rugby team in 2013 and shortly thereafter, winning gold at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games. He would go on to participate in his first Paralympic Games in 2016, just missing a medal with Canada finishing 4th.

Today, Caldwell is a proud member of CIBC Team Next and has his sights set on winning gold at the 2018 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan.

Career Highlights

  • 4th Place at the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games
  • Gold medalist at the 2015 Parapan Am Games
  • Gold medalist at the 2015 World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge

Media Gallery

CAN 63
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SWE 35
Musholm Cup 2019 Bronze
CAN 48
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FRA 53
Musholm Cup 2019 Semifinal