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Loral 'Bud' Rumple

National Wheelchair Basketball Hall of Fame Member Details

Year Inducted:

1983

 

 

 

Name:

Loral 'Bud' Rumple

 

 

Hometown:

 

 

 

Team History:

Indianapolis Olympians, Detroit Sparks

 

 

NWBA Service:

 

 

 

Sports Biography:

Outstanding Class III from Indianapolis Crossroads Olympians & Detroit Sparks. Member of 1965 NWBA Championship Team - The Indianapolis Olympians. Member of 7 time NWBA Championship Team - Detroit Sparks. Winner of Jack Gerhart Award for The Outstanding Wheelchair Athlete of 1966. Selected to NWBT All-Tournament Team 17 times. Head Coach for several USA International Teams, including US Paralympic Basketball Team (1976-Toronto) & USA Gold Cup Team (1979-Tampa). Formulated, engineered & produced the first solid state sports wheelchair in 1971.

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