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Zak Madell February 24, 2016

PARALYMPIAN SEARCH visits Toronto to discover next generation of Canadian Paralympic athletes

Toronto to host Paralympic athlete recruitment event Sat. Feb. 27

OTTAWA, Feb. 24, 2015 – The search continues for the next generation of #PARATOUGH athletes ready for the athletic opportunity of a lifetime – the chance to discover a new sport and spark the dream of competing for Canada.

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Alex Massie February 16, 2016

Canadian riders collect five medals at Big White para-snowboard World Cup

Michelle Salt led the Canadian medal charge at the Big White, B.C. para-snowboard World Cup this past weekend with two bronze and a silver while Alex Massie of Barrie, Ont., and Andrew Genge of Toronto each posted third-place finishes.

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Priscilla Gagne February 15, 2016

Gagné’s family always believed she was a winner

Priscilla Gagné’s family never let her visual impairment blind them to her potential to achieve her dreams.  The Canadian para-judoka’s bubbly personality, confidence and success are deeply rooted in the support she’s received at home.

Gagné has retinitis pigmentosa, a condition that narrows her peripheral vision and prevents n...

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Michelle Salt February 11, 2016

Canadians Michelle Salt, Andrew Genge open World Cup para-snowboard season with silver and bronze

BIG WHITE, B.C.- Michelle Salt and Andrew Genge won Canada’s first medals this season on the para-snowboard World Cup circuit with a silver and bronze in their respective snowboard cross events yesterday.

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AMI Accessible Media Inc. February 11, 2016

AMI This Week to feature seven standout athletes training for Rio

Accessible Media Inc.’s weekly show “AMI This Week” will feature the stories of seven medal potential athletes training for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games on this Friday’s show airing February 12 at 7:30 p.m. ET and PT.

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Priscilla Gagne February 8, 2016

Big mat attack by Canadian para-judokas at German Open

Montreal-based Priscilla Gagné grabbed a silver medal as all three Canadian entries reached the podium this past weekend at the German Open para-judo competition for athletes with visual impairments in Heidelberg.

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CPC logo February 3, 2016


The Rio 2016 Organizing Committee of the Paralympic Games has released the Classification guide, the overall rules governing classification at the Games.


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