International Competition

2022 WWR World Championship

On October 10, the world’s best wheelchair rugby players will come to Vejle for the 2022 World Championship.

  • Event DatesOctober 10 - 17, 2022
  • Start Time(s)View Schedule
  • Venue / LocationVejle, Denmark
  • LinksWebsite
Event Fixtures
Team Canada Roster
  • Anthony
    Létourneau

    Boisbriand, QC

    Anthony Létourneau, who at the age of 17 became a quadriplegic as a result of a hockey accident, was introduced to wheelchair rugby in September 2014. Fol...

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    Anthony Létourneau
  • Byron
    Green

    Victoria, BC

    Like many athletes in British Columbia, Byron Green was recruited to wheelchair rugby by the sport’s creator, Duncan Campbell. Though he initially wasn...

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    Byron Green
  • Cody
    Caldwell

    Peterborough, ON

    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...

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    Cody Caldwell
  • Eric
    Furtado-Rodrigues

    Mississauga, ON

    Eric Rodrigues-Furtado became a quadriplegic following a snowboarding accident in 2009. While recovering at a rehabilitation center in Ontario, he was intr...

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    Eric Furtado-Rodrigues
  • Fabien
    Lavoie

    Quebec City, QC

    While recovering from a spinal cord injury at a rehabilitation hospital in Quebec City, Fabien “Fab” Lavoie decided to give wheelchair rugby try. Even ...

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    Fabien Lavoie
  • Matt
    Debly

    Windsor, ON

    Matt Debly’s first interaction with the sport of wheelchair rugby came after he had competed at the 2015 Canada Games in wheelchair basketball. Having st...

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    Matt Debly
  • Mike
    Whitehead

    Windsor, ON

    Before his spinal cord injury, Mike Whitehead was an avid multi-sport athlete who enjoyed basketball, volleyball, hockey, soccer, and badminton. He was int...

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    Mike Whitehead
  • Patrice
    Dagenais

    Embrun, ON

    Patrice “Pico” Dagenais is the co-captain of Team Canada along with Trevor Hirschfield. He is known as a hard-working, intelligent player. Like many me...

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    Patrice Dagenais
  • Shayne
    Smith

    Toronto, ON

    Shayne Smith is a firm believer that life has no limits. At the young age of four, Shayne contracted a rare form of meningitis called meningococcal septice...

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    Shayne Smith
  • Travis
    Murao

    Toronto, ON

    Travis Murao was introduced to wheelchair rugby by Duncan Campbell, one of the inventors of the sport. He started playing while still in G.F. Strong Rehabi...

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    Travis Murao
  • Trevor
    Hirschfield

    Parksville, BC

    Trevor Hirschfield is the co-captain of Team Canada and is considered to be one of the best low-point players in the world. He was originally introduced to...

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    Trevor Hirschfield
  • Zak
    Madell

    Okotoks, AB

    When Zak Madell was 10, he lost his fingers and legs to a septic staph infection. After his recovery, Madell first got involved in sledge hockey, but he wa...

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    Zak Madell
Team Canada Staff
  • Patrick Côté

    Head Coach
  • David Willsie

    Assistant Coach
  • Marnie McRoberts

    Medical
  • Ally Govier

    Medical
  • Dave Caldwell

    Equipment Manager
  • Melanie Lacroix

    IST Lead/ Physiologist
  • Sommer Christie

    Mental Performance Consultant
  • Nancy Wong

    Team Manager
  • JP Lavoie

    High Performance Director
  • Cathy Cadieux

    CEO
  • Dr. Andy Marshall

    Team Physician
  • Susana Lima

    PSW
  • Nathan Lederer

    Communications & Marketing