We would like to announce our November Volunteer of the Month, Stephen Vanderpeet. Stephen has played a big role in the ParaFed Otago Wheelchair Basketball team over the last couple of years and we would like to recognize and thank him for all his hard work.
Here is a little more from Stephen; How long have you been volunteering for ParaFed Otago? "I have been a volunteer for Parafed Otago for the past 2 years, 2017-present." What sports or activities have you been involve
On Friday 2 November ParaFed Otago held their first Annual Prize-Giving function. An amazing night was had by all, with trophies given to the Most Improved and Most Promising for each of our target sports, Boccia, Wheelchair Rugby, Wheelchair Basketball, Swimming, Athletics and Snow Sports. Wheelchair Rugby - Most Improved: Dillon Maydon and Most Promising: Mia O'Keefe Boccia - Most Improved: Connor Fa'asega and Most Promising: Dylan Lloyd Wheelchair Basketball - Most Improve
On October 27 one of our members, Liam Wilson claimed four national para-records, Liam broke records in both the 16-and-under and 19-and-under T37 long jump, with his jump of 4.28m was 1cm further than both previous records. He also broke the record in the 200m for both age groups with a time of 28.42 seconds with the previous record being 29.21 seconds. Liam was spotted at last year's Halberg Games, and has been training with Raylene Bates in Athletics New Zealand's high per