Alexandre Dupont

Name: Alexandre DupontAlexandre-Dupont-Headshot
Sport: Para-Athletics (Wheelchair Racing)
Hometown: Hemmingford, QC
Nickname: Alex

Favorite Sports Memory: Bronze medal in the 4X400m at the 2011 World Championships in New-Zealand.

How you got involved in your sport: I saw a demo event on TV and thought I would give it a shot!

The moment you knew you wanted to represent Canada: When I made the Junior world national team in 2006

Favorite Quote: “Quand y’en a pus, y’en a encore!” ~ André Viger

Best Result: Ranked 6th in the world in the 800m event in 2011

Fun Facts: I met my wife through racing. She was from Saskatchewan, I was from Quebec and we met in Ireland! I lost, I’m now in Saskatchewan. I have my own metal fabrication business.