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le March 12, 2006

McKeever and Williamson Strike Gold and Silver for Canada!

 

“Our strategy was right; Robin led the way, I drafted behind, and
when he faded I pulled out to sprint the last 500m of the course”, said
Brian McKeever after the race. “It couldn’t have been better.”

In extreme wind conditions, the dynamic Canadian duo headed into
the race with a plan. Robin, guiding his y...

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le March 12, 2006

All Official Torino Results

 

Next game: Tomorrow CAN vs ITA at Torino Esposizioni at 5:00 pm.

Biathlon

10km Shauna Maria Whyte (Hinton, AB); DNF; Equipment failure

12.5km Brian McKeever (Canmore, AB); 8th; 47:05.0 (+8:10.1)

Alpine Skiing

Standing Downhill W Lauren Woolstencroft (Victoria...

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le March 11, 2006

Canada opens Paralympic Games with convincing win over Great Britain

 

Canada carried the play from the opening whistle, forechecking
effectively and keeping Great Britain in its zone for the first two
minutes. After a power play which led to numerous chances but no goals,
Canada managed to get on the scoresheet at 3:49 of the opening frame as
Billy Bridges (Guelph, ON) crossed ...

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le March 10, 2006

Let the Games Begin

 

With thousands of fans from around the world wildly cheering every
team’s entrance into the grand stadium, the theme of the night was
“Overcoming every barrier” in a spectacle of lights, music and dance.

Most of Team Canada’s 35 athletes and 35 support staff were led by
four-time Paralympian and sledge hock...

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le March 8, 2006

Todd Nicholson named Flag bearer for Canadian Paralympic Team

 

In a voice packed with emotion, Todd thanked his teammates and
Mission staff for their confidence and trust in giving him the honour.
“It’s time to carry Canadian Paralympic Sports to new a level. I know
this team is ready to show the world what Canada can do and I’m here to
say that, contrary to rumour, it’s...

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