Name: John Boie
Sport: Wheelchair Basketball
Classification: 1.0
Height: 5-3
DOB: 2/11/1991
Birthplace: Janesville, Wis.
Hometown: Milton, Wis.
High School: Milton High School (Milton, Wis.) ‘09
College: University of Wisconsin at Whitewater ’14, Human Resource Management; University of Wisconsin at Whitewater ’19, Human Resource Management (graduate certificate)
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2020); One-time Paralympic medalist (1 gold)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, gold
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – silver
  • Years of competition: 2018
  • Medals: 1 (silver)
  • silver - 2018
Personal: Began playing wheelchair basketball after attending a summer camp at age 11 at the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater...Has an incomplete spinal cord injury (T4/5) after being involved in a tractor accident...Always loved sports growing up and competed primarily against his able-bodied friends...Son of Crystal and David Boie...Has a brother, Scott, and a sister, Elizabeth...Loves throwing an ultimate disc or a football and has recently picked up wheelchair lacrosse...Enjoys deer and turkey hunting, fishing, trivia, watching movies and spending time with his nieces.