Team Canada to Compete at the 2013 Denmark Wheelchair Rugby Challenge

This week, Team Canada is off to Denmark for the 2013 Denmark Wheelchair Rugby Challenge. The tournament, which is a test event for the 2014 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships, will be hosted in Odense, Denmark from June 5th to 10th. Team Canada will compete against some of the top wheelchair rugby teams in the world, including: Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Great Britain, Japan, Sweden and the USA.

The roster for this event features a mixture of up-and-coming new athletes and seasoned veterans.


Miranda Biletski
Byron Green
Trevor Hirschfield
Patrice Dagenais
Patrice Simard
David Willsie
Cody Caldwell
Fabien Lavoie
Mike Whitehead
Ian Chan
Zak Madell
Garett Hickling

Andy Van Neutegem
Nancy Wong
Ryan Doyle
Patrick Côté
Bob Hirshfield
Thomas Zochowski
Melissa Lacroix
Bruce Pinel
 Kevin Orr. 

Canada’s first match will take place against Great Britain on Friday, June 7th at 9 a.m. local time, which is midnight (of June 6th) Pacific time, and 3 a.m. Eastern time. Next, they play Belgium at 3:40 p.m. local time, which is 6:40 a.m. PST, and 9:40 a.m Eastern time. All games will be webcast and can be viewed here.

We’ll update you on Canada’s progress via our Facebook page, Twitter feed, and daily e-newsletter. To sign up to receive our e-newsletter, please click here. To visit the event’s website to see rosters, scores and other information, please click here.