IPC logo at Sochi 2014 Paralympics

It was one-year ago that the world gathered in Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. They were memorable Games for Team Canada, who finished ranked third in the medal standings with seven gold medals, two silver and seven bronze.

Follow us as we #ReliveSochi‬ from March 7-16!

#ReliveSochi: March 16, 2014

Chris Klebl and Brian Mckeever with gold medals

Canada concluded the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in grand style with gold medal performances for Canmore para-nordic cross country skiers Brian McKeever and Christopher Klebl.  Over the last three days of competition, the Canadians won five gold medals to soar to third overall in the medal standings with seven gold, two silver and seven bronze.

#ReliveSochi: March 15, 2014

Wheelchair Curling Team

Canada equalled its best day at the Games with a triple medal performance.  Gold medals were earned by the curling team and para-alpine skier Mac Marcoux while the sledge hockey squad took the bronze in a brilliant victory in the third place match.

#ReliveSochi: March 14, 2014

Medal ceremony view of flags and stage

Josh Dueck launched a great stretch run for Canada at the Paralympic Games with a victory in the para-alpine sit-skiing super combined race.

#ReliveSochi: March 13, 2014

Chris Williamson and Nick Brush

Chris Williamson of Toronto, guided by Nick Brush of Invermere, B.C., made a remarkable comeback from a broken leg and a last-minute guide change to win the bronze in the men's visually impaired slalom.  It was Williamson's very first race of the 2013-14 season.

#ReliveSochi: March 12, 2014

Brian McKeever

Brian McKeever and his guide Graham Nishikawa took the one-kilometre sprint gold in one of the most exciting para-nordic cross country ski races in Paralympic Games history.

#ReliveSochi: March 11, 2014

Mark Arendz

For the second time in a week, Mark Arendz of Hartsville, PEI stepped on the podium at the Paralympic Games.  Arendz added a bronze to his silver placing third in the 12.5 kilometre para-nordic biathlon standing race.

#ReliveSochi: March 10, 2014

Brian McKeever

Canada’s big star from the 2010 Paralympics in Vancouver/Whistler began a successful defence of his three Games titles.  Brian McKeever of Canmore, Alta., earned a decisive victory in the men’s 20 kilometre para-nordic cross country ski race for the visually impaired with guides Graham Nishikawa and Erik Carleton.   It was Canada’s first gold medal of the Sochi Games.

#ReliveSochi: March 9, 2014

Mac Maroucx

For second straight day, teen phenom Mac Marcoux stepped on the podium at the Paralympics.  The 16-year-old from Sault Ste Marie, Ont., and his guide Robin Fémy of Mont-Tremblant, Que., overcame radio transmission issues to win the bronze in the para-alpine super G for visually impaired.  A day earlier they were also third in the downhill.

#ReliveSochi: March 7, 2014

Team Canada

Clad in red winter vintage HBC duffle coats noted for their toggle-style buttons, Canada’s athletes marched and wheeled into Fisht Olympic Stadium led by flag bearer wheelchair curler Sonja Gaudet of Vernon, B.C.  She entered the Games as a two-time defending Paralympic champion and three-time reigning world champion.