Name: Edgar Laforest
Sport: Sitting Volleyball
Discipline(s): Sitting Volleyball
Position: OH/OPP
Height: 6-1
Weight: 195
DOB: 10/25/1967
Birthplace: San Juan
Hometown: San Juan, PR
College: University of Puerto Rico, Biology, 1991
Paralympic Experience
  • 2016: Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro (8th place)
World Championship Experience
  • 2014: ParaVolley World Championships (10th place)
  • 2010: Sitting World Championships (10th place)
  • 2006: Sitting Volleyball World Championships
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015: Parapan American Games (Silver)
  • 2011: Parapan American Games (Silver); Sarajevo Open
  • 2010: WOVD World Cup (5th Place)
  • 2009: Parapan American Championship (Gold)
  • 2007: Parapan American Games (Silver)
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  • MOST NOTABLE
  • Has medaled at the Parapan American Games three times (1 Gold, 2x Silver)
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  • DID YOU KNOW
  • Edgar was permanently injured when he was struck by a drunk driver
Personal: Says the craziest thing he has ever done was swimming with sharks...He has three daughters: Kiara, Eileen, and Keymarie.