Zak Madell

Wheelchair Rugby

Hometown: Okotoks, Alberta, Canada


Education:

  • Architectural Technology (Southern Alberta Institute of Technology)


Team History:

  • 2-time Paralympian

  • At just 18 years of age attended the London 2012 games, helping Canada to secure a silver medal

  • Part of the team at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio De Janeiro

  • Selected as tournament MVP at the 2014 World Championships in Odense, Denmark

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Greatest moment in athletic career

"A come from behind victory against our #1 rivals: Team USA. We ended up winning by 1 point to secure our spot in the gold medal game at the London 2012 Paralympics."

Favorite movement routine

"High intensity intervals on my new rowing erg. Especially considering that it's one of the few workout options available to me these days."

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Big Idea that inspires you the most

"I love the idea to "compare yourself to who you were yesterday" or being better than your yesterday, rather than comparing yourself to others around you."

Ready to get moving with Zak?