National Teams

Para-Swimming Team

Dalton Boon

  • Age 26
  • Height 182.88 cm / 6 ftin
  • Club Winskill Dolphins
  • Coach Amy Canuel
  • Hometown Vancouver, B.C
  • Residence Delta, B.C
  • Event 200 FR

Dalton’s Bio

  • Boon earned his way onto the Parapan team with a victory in the 200-m freestyle at the 2015 Speedo Can Am Para-swimming Championships.
  • At the 2015 Toronto Parapan Am Games, Boon finished 4th in the S14 200-m freestyle.
  • At the 2014 Pan Pacific Para-swimming Championships, he marched three times to the podium in Pasadena, Calif., to collect silver in the 200-m freestyle and bronze in the 100-m freestyle and 50-m freestyle.
  • In 2013 at the Can Am Championships in Edmonton, Boon lowered the national mark in the 50-m and 100-m freestyle.
  • He collected five medals, including two gold at the 2013 Canada Games in Sherbrooke, Que.
  • In 2011, he was a member of the Canadian team at the Parapan American Games in Guadalajara at age 17 and he reached three finals.
  • Rick Hansen is a big inspiration for Boon.
  • Boon ran the last leg with Rick Hansen on his 25th anniversary of the Man in Motion tour.
    Quick Facts
  • Favourite Movie: The Polar Express
  • Favourite Magazine: Sports Illustrated
  • Favourite TV Show: Game shows
  • Favourite Website: Swimming Canada
  • Favourite Band: Thin Lizzy
  • Music behind the blocks: The Boys are Back in Town
  • Favourite Restaurant: Boston Pizza
  • Pre-race meal: Pasta and rice
  • Other sports: floor hockey, downhill skiing
  • Favourite Place to visit: Orlando
  • Guilty pleasure: pizza

Dalton’s Personal Bests

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EventCourseTimeDateMeetMastersStatus
25m Freestyle25mNorth Shore Masters Sprint Meet1
50m Butterfly25mCanadian Masters Championships1
100m Medley25mBC Provincial Masters Championships1
200m Breaststroke50mJessica Deglau Invitational
400m Medley25mCDSC New Years Invitational
50m Breaststroke25mBennett Cup
50m Butterfly Laps25mBennett CupRELAY
50m Breaststroke50mWest Coast Open
400m Freestyle50mJessica Deglau Invitational
200m Backstroke50mJessica Deglau Invitational
100m Backstroke50mCan Am Para-swimming Championships
100m Breaststroke50mCan Am Para-swimming Championships
200m Medley50mCan Am Para-swimming Championships
100m Breaststroke25mSwim BC AAA Short Course Age Group Championships
200m Breaststroke25mCDSC New Years Invitational
800m Freestyle25mCDSC New Years Invitational
200m Butterfly25mFast Swim Classic
50m Freestyle50mCan AM Para-swimming Championships
400m Freestyle25mIsland Pacific Cup
100m Freestyle Laps50mPan Pacific Para ChampionshipsRELAY
200m Freestyle50mPan Pacific Para Championships
100m Butterfly50mSwimBC LC AAA Championships
100m Freestyle50mSwimBC LC AAA Championships
400m Medley50mJessica Deglau Invitational
100m Butterfly25mSwim BC AAA Short Course Age Group Championships
50m Freestyle25mSwim BC AAA Short Course Age Group Championships
100m Freestyle25mSwim BC AAA Short Course Age Group Championships
200m Medley25mSwim BC AAA Short Course Age Group Championships
200m Freestyle25mSwim BC AAA Short Course Age Group Championships
1500m Freestyle25mTime Trials
200m Backstroke25mCDSC New Years Invitational
50m Backstroke50mCan Am Championships
100m Backstroke25mVPSC Sprint Invitational
50m Backstroke25mVPSC Sprint Invitational
50m Butterfly50mU.S. Paralympics Spring CanAm
50m Freestyle Laps25mPCS Xmas Cracker InvitationalRELAY