Name: Lee Fredette
Sport: Wheelchair Rugby
Classification: 1.0
Height: 5-7
Weight: 117
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
  • One-time Paralympian (2016); One-time medalist (1 silver)
  • Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, silver
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – bronze
  • Years of participation: 2014, 2018
  • Medals: 2 (2 bronze)
  • Bronze - 2014, 2018
Personal: Fredette was paralyzed from the chest down when he fell head-first from his dirt bike when he was 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.