Name: Nick Springer
Sport: Wheelchair Rugby
Position: 2.0
Height: 4'1”
Current Residence: Phoenix, Ariz.
College: Eckerd College, '10, Communications

Paralympic Experience:

  • 2012 Paralympic Games - bronze medal
  • 2008 Paralympic Games - gold medal

Career Highlights:

  • 2010 World Championships, gold medal
  • 2008 Canada Cup, gold medal
  • 2008 North American Cup, silver medal
  • 2008 USQRA Athlete of the Year
  • 2006 World Championships, gold medal
  • Seven-time National Champion (2005-2011)

Facts: Has been playing rugby for the past six years... Began playing rugby at the suggestion of a fellow sled hockey teammate... Played sled hockey for 14 years...Last played for the New York Islanders sled hockey team.

Learn more: 
US Wheelchair Rugby