Alison Kabush

Alison Kabush (born 2 August 1980) is a Canadian boccia player. She's won two bronze medals at the 2000 Paralympic Games and 2004 Paralympic Games.

Alison Kabush
Personal information
Born (1980-08-02) 2 August 1980 (age 41)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Sport
Country Canada
SportBoccia
Disability classBC3

CareerEdit

Kabush grew up in Surrey, British Columbia and began playing Boccia with the provincial team at the age of 13.[1] She competed in her first Paralympics during the 2000 Paralympic Games, where she won a bronze medal.[2] Kabush was later named to Team Canada's Paralympic team prior to the 2004 Paralympic Games and won a bronze medal with partner Paul Gauthier.[3] In 2011, Kabush was selected to compete at the Boccia World Cup.[4] She was inducted into the Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association's Hall of Fame in 2019.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FRASER VALLEY RESIDENTS HONOURED FOR ACHIEVEMENTS IN SPORT AND VOLUNTEERING" (PDF). cscpacific.ca. June 4, 2008. Retrieved May 2, 2021.
  2. ^ "Alison Kabush". paralympic.org. Retrieved May 2, 2021.
  3. ^ "Le Canada termine au 3e rang". rds.ca (in French). September 28, 2004. Retrieved May 2, 2021.
  4. ^ "Surrey pair picked for World Cup". Surrey Now Leader. May 19, 2011. Retrieved May 2, 2021.
  5. ^ "Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association Inducts Four New Members Into Hall of Fame". ccpsa.ca. 2019. Retrieved May 2, 2021.