Djami Diallo

picture shows Djami Diallo a BC wheelchair athlete competing in wheelchair sprint

Djami Diallo is a teacher, a master’s student and a wheelchair racer with BC Wheelchair Sports. Her story is our third Impact Profile. Born with Cerebral Palsy, Djami was first introduced to wheelchair sports at the age of 13, after her physiotherapist invited her to a Have-A-Go Day where she tried a sports wheelchair for the first time. “Up…

The Ewert Family

shows picture of rugby wheelchair professionals in action

  Each week leading up to Push4Impact, we’ll be highlighting a BC Wheelchair Sports member and the impact that BCWSA has made on their life. Next up in our Impact Stories is rising wheelchair rugby star Joel Ewert. At only 17 years-old, Grade 12 student Joel Ewert is already a key member of the BC Provincial Wheelchair Rugby team….

Tomas Bourassa

    Each week leading up to Push4Impact, we’ll be highlighting a BC Wheelchair Sports member and the impact that BCWSA has made on their life. First up in our IMPACT Profiles is 18-year-old wheelchair tennis phenom Tomas Bourassa. Tomas was BC’s youngest and first junior wheelchair tennis player when he was introduced to the sport by provincial coach…