Steve Guthrie #95
|Date of Birth||15 August 1969|
|Impairment (Disability)||C5 Tetraplegic|
Steve was part of the New Zealand Wheelchair rugby team – the Wheel Blacks at three consecutive Paralympic Games. His first appearance was at Atlanta 1996 when Wheelchair rugby was a demonstration sport. He then won a bronze medal in Sydney 2000. His final appearance was at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games where the team claimed gold against USA. Finishing his sporting career, Steve found a new passion – art. Along with his wife Miriam, who is a graphic designer but also traditional raranga flax weaver and photographer, the two artists exhibit their talents in Northland.
Steve officially received his ‘numbered’ Paralympic pin as part of The Celebration Project in Auckland in February 2020.
|1996||Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games||Bronze|
|2000||Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games||Bronze|
|2004||Athens 2004 Paralympic Games||Gold|