Interview with the Paralympic rookies! | Chuck Aoki

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is partnering with its Worldwide Paralympic Partner Samsung to provide 30 leading athletes the chance to record exclusive behind-the-scenes video blogs during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, where they share their everyday training and struggles.

Chuck Aoki was convinced by the movie “Murderball” to switch to wheelchair rugby after playing 11 years of wheelchair basketball at high school. He made his international debut in 2009 and in 2011, he was named the US Quad Rugby Association’s Athlete of the Year, and helped his team to a bronze medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.