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A Different Look at Disability - UofA and Danielle Peers Launch Video

 Edmonton Inferno Wheelchair Basketball Star and U of A alumna Danielle Peers is curious about the relationship between social justice movements and disability sport

 The University of Alberta recently released a video featuring former Women's National Team Member and 2006 World Championship MVP Danielle Peers (Edmonton, AB) which examines the relationship between social justice movements and disability sport.
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Peers is an athletic champion, filmmaker, vanier scholar, University of Alberta alumna and current PhD candidate.
She continues to be an active wheelchair basketball player, coach, and ambassador with the Edmonton Inferno (Women's CWBL), and Edmonton Inferno / Northern Lights (CWBL Open) club teams.
Her efforts have spurred grassroots development in the Northern Alberta and Edmonton areas. She has become an invaluable resource for Wheelchair Sports Alberta with a focus on wheelchair basketball. She has developed weekly jamoborees and events aimed at recruitment and retention of athletes. As the lead organizer of such events, she has assured a fun and welcoming environment for all involved.

In 2010 Wheelchair Basketball Canada introduced the True Sport Award, which is presented annually to the individual who exemplifies the principles of True Sport. As the first-ever recipient, Peers truly exemplifies the meaning of the prestigious award as an athlete, coach, and volunteer. [Read More] click
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