Name: Lee Fredette
Sport: Wheelchair Rugby
Classification: 1.0
Height: 5-7
DOB: 11/11/1982
Birthplace: Port Jefferson, N.Y.
Hometown: East Moriches, N.Y.
High School: Westhampton Beach High School (Westhampton Beach, N.Y.) ‘09
College: University of Miami '10, Psychology
Paralympic Experience
  • Two-time Paralympian (2016, 2020); Two-time Paralympic medalist (2 silver)
  • Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, silver
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, silver
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – bronze
  • Years of participation: 2014, 2018
  • Medals: 2 (2 bronze)
  • Bronze - 2018; 2014
Personal: Was paralyzed from the chest down when he fell head-first from his dirt bike as a freshman in college…While in recovery, he and his mother sat down and watched the documentary “Murderball,” where he was instantly inspired to play wheelchair rugby...Has two brothers, Jason and Robert…Hobbies include handcycling, playing poker, water skiing, playing video games, weightlifting and boating.