Edgar Laforest


Position: OH/ OPP
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
Hometown/ Current residence: San Juan, Puerto Rico/ San Jaun, Puerto Rico
Birth year: 1967
College/Major/Grad Year: University of Puerto Rico, Biology, 1991
Nature of disability: Stiff right leg
Joined the team: 2006


  • Has medaled at the Parapan American Games three times (1 Gold, 2x Silver)

2015 - Parapan American Games (Silver)
2014 - ParaVolley World Championships (10th)
2011 - Parapan American Games in Guadalajara, Mexico (Silver); Sarajevo Open 
2010 - Sitting World Championships (10th place); WOVD World Cup (5th Place)
2009 - Parapan American Championship (Gold)
2007 - Parapan American Games (Silver)
2006 - Sitting Volleyball World Championships

Did You Know

  • Edgar was permanently injured when he was struck by a drunk driver
  • He says the craziest thing he’s ever done is swim with sharks
  • The happiest moments of his life were the birth of his three daughters, Kiara, Eileen and Keymarie

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