Last night in Hamilton, 18 New Zealand Paralympians, their families and friends, PNZ commercial partners and business leaders came together to celebrate over 50 years of Paralympic history. NZ Wheelchair Rugby celebrates David Klinkhamer receiving his official Paralympic pin #163.

Photo Credit - Paralympics NZ & Getty Images

Photo Credit - Paralympics NZ & Getty Images

David competed at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games as part of the Wheel Blacks wheelchair rugby team. His involvement with Wheelchair rugby has meant David has travelled the world and met many amazing people. David is part of the Waikato Wheelchair rugby team and works at Parafed Waikato as the Sports Officer.

NZWR also want to acknowledge the ongoing work and commitment that Dave has continued to show to wheelchair rugby. Thank you Dave.

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