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Dan Buckingham is a New Zealand wheelchair rugby player who was born on 25 September, 1980 in Invercargill, New Zealand. He is currently 43 years old. Buckingham began playing wheelchair rugby in 2002 and has since become one of the most successful players in the sport. He has represented New Zealand at the Paralympic Games in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016, winning a bronze medal in 2008. He has also won numerous medals at the World Wheelchair Rugby Championships, including gold in 2006 and 2014. Buckingham is currently the captain of the New Zealand Wheelchair Rugby team and is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world. He is also a member of the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation Hall of Fame. Buckingham's net worth is estimated to be around $1 million. He has earned his wealth through his successful career as a wheelchair rugby player. He has also earned money through endorsements and sponsorships.
|43 years old
|25 September, 1980
|Invercargill, New Zealand
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In 2014 Dan was appointed to the Auckland City Council Disability Advisory Panel.
In 2008 Dan began playing for Auckland after moving to the city at the end of 2007. He coached the team from 2014 - 2016.
In 2008 Dan began working for Attitude as a researcher and presenter. He became Associate Producer in 2011, overseeing post-production. At the end of 2012 he left the company, but returned in May 2013 to help launch the company's digital arm, AttitudeLive. He is currently General Manager
Dan captained the Wheel Blacks from 2007 - 2013, and again from 2015 - 2016.
He competed as part of the Wheel Blacks in the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games where they won the gold medal, as well as the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games where they finished 5th.
In 2003 Dan began a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Canterbury. He studied part-time while training and competing internationally in wheelchair rugby, and completed the degree at the end of 2006.
He has competed in four World Championships: Gothenburg 2002, Christchurch 2006, Vancouver 2010 and Odense 2014. He was part of the team that won Silver at the Christchurch 2006 World Championships; the Wheel Blacks lost to the USA in the final.
He moved to Christchurch in 2001, and continued to play for the club until 2007.
While living in Dunedin he continued to play for Canterbury in 2000, and played his first Nationals tournament for the province that year.
In 1999 while attending Otago University he sustained a fracture dislocation to his C6/7 vertebrae while playing club rugby, resulting in paralysis from the chest down, with some loss of function to his hands.
Dan began training with the Canterbury wheelchair rugby team while still in the Burwood hospital spinal injury rehabilitation unit in 1999.
In 1999 he began studying to be a Surveyor through Otago University, but his studies were cut short when he broke his neck playing rugby in August of that year.
He was educated at St Kevin's College (1994–96) and Verdon College (1997-98) where he captained the schools First XV rugby team.
Dan attended boarding school at St Kevin's College in Oamaru from 1994–96, before changing to Verdon College for his final two years from 1997-98.
Dan Buckingham (born 25 September 1980) is a wheelchair rugby player from New Zealand, and was a member of the national team, the Wheel Blacks for 16 years. He works as General Manager for the Television Production Company Attitude.