Cindy Ouellet, 27
Hometown: Quebec City
Sport: Wheelchair basketball
Why we’re watching: Introduced to wheelchair basketball by her physiotherapist in 2005, Ouellet won gold for Quebec at the Canada Games just two years later. She went on to compete in Beijing and London, scored a coveted spot on Canada’s first-ever Women’s U25 National wheelchair basketball team and took home a silver at the Toronto Parapan American Games. Somehow, Ouellet has made time to study exercise science at the University of Alabama — her end goal is to obtain a PhD in biomedical engineering.
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