Name: Ralph DeQuebec
Position: Defenseman
Sport: Sled Hockey
Height: 6-0
DOB: 3/24/1983
Birthplace: Harbor City, Calif.
Hometown: Denver, Colo.
High School: San Pedro High School (San Pedro, Calif.) '01
Team/Club: Colorado Avalanche
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2018, 2022); two-time Paralympic medalist (2 golds)
  • Paralympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, gold
  • Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2021 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2019, 2021
  • Medals: 2 (2 golds)
  • Gold – 2021; 2019
Personal: Marine Gunnery Sargeant DeQuebec is a bilateral above-knee amputee after being injured in Afghanistan by an improvised explosive device while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps in 2012...He is a Purple Heart recipient...Son of Thomas Contreras and Celestina Quebec...Has two sisters, Angelina and Ava...Is married to Katie DeQuebec...Hobbies include being outdoors, taking road trips, woodworking, swimming and listening to all types of music...Proud owner of the "cutest Boxer ever" named Battles.