• Wheelchair Sports
  • 2013
  • Athlete

Peter Cameron

Peter Cameron of Dalhousie was a gifted athlete before a tragic car accident in 1982 nearly brought an end to his athletic career. Determined to compete again, he embraced wheelchair sports. In 1992, he participated in the Barcelona Paralympic Games in wheelchair tennis after being ranked number one in Canada. Cameron excelled in national wheelchair basketball, winning Most Valuable Player and All-Star designations as well as being the player-coach for the Moncton wheelchair basketball team. He has also participated in several fund-raising events under gruelling conditions and is a shinning example of courage and dedication.

Inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, June 8, 2013

Quick Facts

  • Named MVP of the Maritime Wheelchair Basketball League twice and the first player to score 5000 points
  • Bronze medal winner of the Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League
  • Highest ranked player in Canadian Wheelchair Tennis in 1989 & 1991
  • President of the Moncton Wheelchair Sports Association since 1986
  • Coached the Moncton Wheelchair Basketball Team to 3 consecutive Maritime Championship wins
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