2006 North America Cup

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The 2006 North America Cup, took place June 16-18, 2006 at the Lakeshore Foundation. Paralympic teams representing the United States, New Zealand, Great Britain and Canada competed in Wheelchair Rugby and Men's Wheelchair Basketball.

The Rugby championship was won handily by the United States team. They're toughest challenge came against Great Britain in their second game which was won 39-38 in triple overtime. When they met again in the final, the United States won 31-26. The All-Tournament Rugby team consists of Daniel Paradis, Patrice Simard and Ian Chan of Canada, along with Troye Collins of Great Britain.

In pool play, the U. S. Basketball team finished third to champion Canada and runner-up Great Britain in the Basketball tournament. The All-Tournament Basketball team consists of Chris Soutenburg and Pat Anderson of Canada, Jon Pollock of Great Britain, and the United States' Paul Schulte.


  • Hallman, Wesley (June 18, 2006) "U. S. team dominates Great Britain." Birmingham News.

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