David Eng

Name: David Engdavid-eng
Sport: Wheelchair Basketball
Hometown: Montreal, QC
Nickname: Ding, Wiz, Superman

Favorite Sports Memory:
Winning Gold at the 2004 Athens Paralympic Games.

Favorite Quote:
Don’t let anybody steal your dream.

Best Result:
Gold at the 2004 Athens Paralympic Games
Silver at the 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing
2009 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball Nationals MVP
2009 Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA) Athlete of the year.

Fun Facts:
I was introduced to Wheelchair Basketball by my uncle who also plays the sport. I began playing in 1989, and was named to the National Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team in 2004.  I have been Team Captain since 2008.  I attended college in the USA and earned four consecutive First Team All-American awards in intercollegiate wheelchair basketball in the United States and four national Canadian All-Star awards.  I have a BA in Kinesiology from the University of Texas in Arlington and currently work as a Kinesiologist.