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le March 14, 2006

Canada Grabs Three Bronze Medals

 

In the Alpine category, Kimberley Joines excelled in the sitting
category of the Women’s Super-G, crossing the finish line with a time
of 1:23.04, just 3.88 seconds behind the first place.

This is Kimberley’s first Paralympic Games and what a debut.

“It’s been wonderful for me just to be at the Games, bu...

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le March 13, 2006

Woolstencroft Wins Silver in Super G

 

“I knew I had been skiing really well in Super-G all year. I knew I
had it in me. I just tried to relax and it worked out today. Really
happy.” Woolstencroft said after the race.

Bouncing back from a 4th-place in the downhill earlier in the
Games, Lauren showed a combination of great athletic ability and me...

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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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