Michael Mercer

Birthdate: October 6, 1990

Hometown: Grand Falls-Windsor, NL

Residence: St. Johns, NL

Sport: Boccia

Michael began playing boccia through a recreation program with Easter Seals NL. He continues to play boccia because he loves the game, competing, travelling and meeting new people. Michael enjoys staying active, being healthy and the comradery that sport brings. Michael also plays in recreational wheelchair basketball and sledge hockey. He also has a passion for photography.

 

Boccia Accomplishments:

  • Provincial BC2 Champion in 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Provincial Silver medal in 2016
  • Named to the National Training Squad in 2016/17 and 2017/18
  • Gold medal in BC1/2 Team at the 2016 Boccia Blast
  • Played at first international competition in April 2016
  • Gold medal in BC1/2 Team at 2017 National Championships
  • Selected to BC1/2 All-star team at 2017 National Championships