Danik Allard

Birthdate: December 10, 2000
Hometown: Laval, Québec
Residence: Bois-des-Filion, Québec
Class: BC2

Danik Allard began his parasport career playing para ice hockey and swimming. When he wanted to take up a new sport in 2012, his mum signed him up for boccia and since then his passion for the sport has only grown. For Allard, boccia is an avenue to gain more confidence, travel to new places, overcome challenges in competition and meet new people. His accomplishments include a gold medal at the 2015 Jeux du Quebec, a gold medal at the 2018 Canadian Boccia Championships, and other podium finishes since 2017. Allard has also been a speaker at several conferences.

In 2019, Allard showed the world what he is capable of. He was the NextGen star of the year, having climbed to 14th position in world ranks after only two international appearances in 2019. His will be going to the Tokyo Paralympics in 2021.

2015 Jeux du Quebec – Gold
2018 Défi Sportif AlterGo National Open – Silver (Individual)
2018 Canadian Boccia Championships – Gold (Individual)
2019 BISFed Montreal Boccia World Open – 4th place
2019 BISFed Sao Paulo Boccia America Regional Championships – Bronze (Individual)