Caitlin De Wit

Caitlin De Wit is a 3.0 point Australian wheelchair basketball player. She was part of the Australia womens national wheelchair basketball team at the Osaka Cup in Japan in February 2013, and the AsiaOceania Zone Qualifiers in Bangkok in November 2013. She played with the Hills Hornets team that won the Womens National Wheelchair basketball League championship title in 2007, 2008 and 2009, and the Sydney University Flames team that won it in 2010.

Caitlin De Wit was born onJune 1987, and grew up on the Central Coast of New South Wales. She attended Central Coast Grammar School, and then Charles Sturt University, where she studied for a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Equine Studies. During her first year at Charles Sturt, she broke her L4L6 lumbar vertebrae in a horse riding accident. She was airlifted to Royal North Shore Hospital, where she was diagnosed as an incomplete paraplegic. She returned to Charles Sturt to complete her degree, assisted by a 2006 ParaQuad scholarship, and graduated in 2007. In 2010, she began studying for a Bachelor of Veterinary Science degree at Sydney University, where she received a Sydney University Sports and Fitness Elite Athlete Program scholarship.

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