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Canadian researchers review quality of Parasport options

While blueprints are essential for any construction project, a team of researchers—working in consultation with the Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)—say a clear blueprint is vital when it comes to establishing sporting programs including people with disabilities. University of British Columbia...

Double-gold for Fredrickson in international debut

VICTORIA - First-year Vike Kyle Fredrickson made an immediate splash on the world rowing scene this past weekend, earning two gold medals at the 2018 Para Rowing International Regatta in Gavirate, Italy. In what was his first international regatta representing...

Canadian Para Rowers on the Podium in Italy

Canada picked up three medals at the 2018 Para Rowing International Regatta in Gavirate, Italy this weekend.  Twenty nations were represented at this event including multiple medalists from the 2016 Paralympic Games and 2017 World Rowing Championships. 2016 Paralympic bronze...

Paralympic medalist joins WolfPack Cross Country team

The Thompson Rivers University WolfPack have had a number of athletes with impressive credentials join them in recent years, but none of them have entered the program with the backstory of  Emily Young.   Young is returning to university sports after...

LAVIN LEADS CANADA TO WIN TO EVEN PARA SERIES

Zach Lavin (Airdrie, Alta.) scored a goal and set up another, helping Canada’s National Para Hockey Development Team square its three-game series with the United States at a game apiece with a 2-1 victory Saturday night at the Défi...

FORMER NHL’ER NAMED HEAD COACH OF CANADA’S PARA HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT TEAM

CALGARY, Alta. – Hockey Canada announced Mike Foligno (Sudbury, Ont.) will coach Canada’s National Para Hockey Development Team for the remainder of the 2017-18 season, including the NextGen Prospects Camp and the 2018 Défi Sportif AlterGo.   Foligno first joined Hockey...

Mark Arendz named Closing Ceremony Flag Bearer

Mark Arendz (Hartsville, PEI) will lead the Canadian Paralympic Team into the Closing Ceremony as flag bearer at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, the Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today. With five medals, Arendz has the most podium performances...

CANADA TO PLAY FOR PARALYMPIC GOLD

GANGNEUNG, South Korea - Tyler McGregor (Forest, Ont.) scored twice and added a pair of assists, sending Canada's Paralympic Hockey Team to the gold medal game at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games with a 7-0 semifinal win over Korea...

Mark Arendz Earns Biathlon Bronze at Paralympic Winter Games

Earlier this week, Mark Arendz wanted to come out of his first biathlon race of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games with something around his neck and got the silver medal.   On Tuesday, he went for the win.   Arendz put it all...

Canada’s Para-Triathletes Celebrate Medal Hat Trick at Season-Opener in Florida

Three of Canada’s development Para-triathletes hopped onto the podium at the season-opening CAMTRI Para-triathlon American Championships in Sarasota, Florida on Saturday.   Jessica Tuomela and her guide Lauren Babineau, struck gold in the women’s visually impaired race while Jon Dunkerley was...

MCGREGOR SCORES FOUR, CANADA BLANKS SWEDEN IN PARALYMPIC OPENER

GANGNEUNG, South Korea - Tyler McGregor (Forest, Ont.) scored four goals and added two assists, pacing Canada's Paralympic Hockey Team to a convincing 17-0 win over Sweden in its opener Saturday at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. The 17 goals...

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