Name: Casandra Shaffer

Height: 4-3

Weight: 109 

Classification: S6

Date of Birth: 9/09/1999

Hometown: Bend, Oregon

Current Residence: Bend, Oregon

High School: Bend Senior High School (Bend, Oregon) ‘18

Career Highlights

  • 2015 CanAm Paraswimming Championships, silver (200-meter IM, 100 backstroke)
  • 2015 CanAm Paraswimming Championships, bronze (400-meter freestyle, 50 freestyle)


Daughter of Curtis and Jody Shaffer, Casandra Shaffer began swimming after watching her sister practice at local Bend, Oregon swim club. A Presbyterian, Shaffer attends her local Bend Youth Collective. When she’s not swimming, she enjoys reading, writing, art and rugby. Shaffer’s mother Jody is a former Paralympic medalist, winning bronze at the Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games in the 100-meter breaststroke.


Facebook: Casandra Shaffer 

Twitter: @caspunky99