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le April 23, 2007

Tamborero becomes first woman to win prestigious wheelchair tennis coaching award


She was named the 2006 recipient in recognition of her outstanding
contributions to wheelchair tennis at the international level. The
certified level four coach has traveled extensively at home and abroad
throughout her 20-year career, and is a regular on the NEC Wheelchair
Tennis Tour.

“We are very p...

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le March 19, 2007

Paralympian Stephanie Dixon heads to Brazil with gold medals


Dixon, a 23-year-old student at the University of Victoria, won the
medals at the 2007 Can-Am Swimmers with a Disability Championships that
wrapped Sunday in Montreal. She swam to gold in the 100m back with a
time of 1:13.45 and in the 400m free in 4:55.10.

The meet was the qualifier for the 2007 Parapanam...

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le February 17, 2007

Hbc Donates $300,000 to the Canadian Paralympic Committee


The $300,000 is the largest single contribution made to the
Paralympic Legacy Fund to date and will assist in achieving the $10
million fundraising target. The investment income from the fund will
provide an ongoing legacy of opportunities for Canadians with physical
disabilities to participate in Paralympic ...

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le February 1, 2007

McKeever aims to compete at both Olympics and Paralympics


McKeever, who has only eight to 10 per cent of normal vision, was
named to the team this week after posting the second-best points total
in distance races last week in Canmore, Alberta.

“The competition will be tough in Japan, but it was tough at the
Paralympic Games too, so my experience will help me,” said ...

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le December 6, 2006

Paralympic Winter Sport Equipment Fund Awards


This year’s recipients are: Curl BC, the National Capital District
and PEI divisions of the Canadian Association of Disabled Skiers,
Wheelchair Sports Alberta, Cornerbrook Disabled Skiing, Cross-Country
Alberta, the Canadian Snowboard Federation, and Sovereign Lake Nordic
Club. They will use the funds to purc...

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