Dan Buckingham #142
Games type: Summer Paralympic Games
Games year: Athens 2004, Beijing 2008
Medal won: Gold
Para sport: Wheelchair rugby
|Date of Birth||25 September 1980|
|Eligible impairment||Loss of muscle power|
|Health condition||Quadriplegia (caused by spinal cord injury)|
Dan was a member of the gold medal winning Wheel Blacks at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games. He went onto captain the team in Beijing 2008. Dan was also one of the presenters and producers that shared the success of the Rio 2016 Paralympics with all Kiwis as part of the TVNZ and Attitude broadcast.
Dan is now Chief Executive of Able, the media accessibility company.
Dan officially received his ‘numbered’ Paralympic pin as part of The Celebration Project in Auckland in May 2019.
|2008||Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games||-|
|2004||Athens 2004 Paralympic Games||Gold|