Rick Draney - 2.5 - 2014

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Rick Draney is an accomplished wheelchair athlete and outdoor enthusiast.  He enjoys a variety of activities, including tennis, rugby, off-roading, and traveling.  Rick has enjoyed an impressive career that blends elite level competitive sports, working with youth, and enlightening the public regarding persons with injuries and disabilities.  Rick has been instrumental in expanding opportunities for others through his world-wide involvement and assistance with tournaments, teams, camps, clinics, exhibitions, and speaking engagements.  He has appeared on television (including ESPN’s “In Pursuit” - a former monthly wheelchair sports program) as an athlete and guest commentator, and has been featured in newspaper and magazine articles.  After graduating from Fountain Valley High School, Rick attended Orange Coast College and earned his Associate of Arts degree, and then transferred to California State University, Fullerton where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration.  Rick was raised in Southern California, and now resides in Loa, Utah.

 

WHEELCHAIR RUGBY HIGHLIGHTS

·USQRA National Championships MVP (DII) – 2002

·USQRA Pacific Sectionals Championships MVP – 2001

·Gold Medal, Team USA (Sydney Paralympics) – 2000

·USQRA National Champions (Sharp Shadow Team Member) – 1996, 1997, 1998

·USQRA National Championships All-Tournament Teams – 1995, 1996, 1999

·Gold Medal, Team USA (Stoke Mandeville World Championships) – 1994

USQRA 1988 - 2018
OVER 30 YEARS OF SMASHING STEREOTYPES 
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