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Member Profile Series - Introducing ... Jacque Courtier

Jacque Courtier - Wheelchair Tennis Player and Paralympian number 89

 

Jacque made her debut at the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games. She competed in Wheelchair tennis in the Women’s Singles and Doubles event with her partner Paralympian #110 Marilyn Stratford

In 2004, Jacque returned to the Paralympic Games competing again in the Women’s Singles and Women’s Doubles with a new partner this time, Paralympian #150 Tiffiney Perry

Jacque also entered many competitions in Wheelchair basketball, Para rowing, and kayaking. Jacque is still competing today in Waka ama called Para va’a.

She was part of the New Zealand Team who won gold and silver at the World Sprints in Tahiti 2018. Jacque aims to gain selection for the World Sprint Championships next year.