2016 US Paralympian, Wheelchair Basketball
Name: Abby Dunkin
Hometown: Florence, Ala.
Current Residence: Arlington, Texas
College: University of Texas (Arlington, Texas), Kinesiology ‘18
2015 Parapan Am Games, gold medal, Toronto, Canada
2016 Rio Paralympics, gold medal
Abby Dunkin is one of the newest members of the U.S. Women’s wheelchair basketball team. She only started playing wheelchair basketball three years ago, and her first tryout for the National Team was in January 2015. In the short time that she has been playing, Abby has made incredible strides and has proven that she has what it takes to play at the elite level.
In her international debut at this past summer’s Parapan Am games, she averaged 55 points per game. At the 2016 U.S. Paralympics in Rio, the team dominated and took Paralympic gold!
Abby’s parents are Melissa Kratsas and Steve Dunkin. She has a younger sister, Alex.