14 Memories of 2014: Gold on repeat (2)

December 25, 2014

Wheelchair curling team at Sochi 2014

Led by Opening Ceremony flag bearer Sonja Gaudet, Canada won its third consecutive Paralympic Games gold medal in wheelchair curling in Sochi. Gaudet, Jim Armstrong, Ina Forrest, Denis Thiessen and Mark Ideson went 7-2 in the round robin before beating China and Russia in the playoffs.

Sonja Gaudet

This month, join us in revisiting memorable moments for Canadian Paralympic sport in 2014. The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games and the Commonwealth Games were the high profile events for Canadian para-athletes in 2014. But as is the case with their able-bodied counterparts, Canada’s high performance athletes with a disability travelled around the world to various competitions including World Cups and world championships and enjoyed plenty of success.