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April 12, 2013

RCA Announcement: New Partnerships will Help Grow Para-Rowing in Canada

April 11, 2013

Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) is pleased to announce its first Para-Rowing Centres of Excellence partnerships in an effort to support the growth and quality of the sport across the country.

The three centres are:

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April 12, 2013

2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool open in Goyang

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The 2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool kicked off on Friday (12 April) with a cultural Opening Ceremony in Goyang, Korea.

The sport's eight best teams will take to the ice over the next eight days to compete for the world title, and the top five finishers will automatically earn...

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April 10, 2013

Paralympic wheelchair racing pioneer André Viger selected for Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

OTTAWA, April 11, 2013 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is overjoyed at the news that the late wheelchair racing pioneer André Viger has been selected to the Class of 2013 for Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.

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April 8, 2013

Aurélie Rivard caps Can Ams with win

MINNEAPOLIS – Paralympic medallist Aurélie Rivard of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., capped a solid weekend at the Can Am Para Swimming Championships with a victory in the 400-m freestyle on Saturday.

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April 8, 2013

Danielle Kisser impresses at Can Am Trials

MINNEAPOLIS – Danielle Kisser of Surrey, B.C., made giant strides last year but just missed qualifying for the Paralympic team. On Thursday, she continued her surge by winning the women's 100-metre breaststroke in the SB6 disability category at the Can-Am Para Swimming Championships.

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April 5, 2013

Canadian Paracanoe Classifiers to be trained in Florida this weekend

OTTAWA, ON – Athletes at a national Paracanoe training camp in Florida won't be the only ones preparing for Paracanoe competition this weekend. Six Canadian participants will complete a two-day classifier workshop as a step to becoming a certified as a technical or medical classifier.  

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April 4, 2013

Canada's para-swimmers prepare for a great season

MINNEAPOLIS – Paralympic champions Benoit Huot and Valérie Grand'Maison will be among Canada's top swimmers competing at the Can Am Championships Thursday through Saturday in Minneapolis.

This is the only opportunity for Canadians to qualify for the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships set for August 11-17 in Montreal.

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April 3, 2013

Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrates the career of para-alpine ski great Viviane Forest and wishes her well in retirement

OTTAWA, April 3, 2013 – It is with great respect and admiration that the Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrates the career of para-alpine ski great Viviane Forest, who announced her retirement from competition recently – and wishes her well in her next chapter of life.

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April 2, 2013

Para-alpine ace Forest retires at national championships

SUN PEAKS, B.C. (MARCH 30, 2013) - Para-alpine skier Viviane Forest – the first Canadian woman to win a gold medal in both the Summer and Winter Games – capped off a shining ski racing career on Friday with a ceremonial final run led by skiing legend Nancy Greene Raine.

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March 28, 2013

2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool to be streamed live

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The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced on Thursday (28 March) that it will live stream all of the games at next month's 2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool in Goyang, Korea.

The Championships will run from 12-20 April, and every match will be streamed live on the ...

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