Three-Time Paralympian Matt Hallat Announces His Retirement

Media release on behalf of Alpine Canada Alpin:

Matt Hallat

CALGARY, AB (April 10, 2015) – Three-time Paralympian Matt Hallat, thirteen year member of the Canadian Para Alpine team, announced his retirement from competitive ski racing,

After 17 Years Williamson, One Of The World’s Most Decorated Para-Alpine Athletes Announces Retirement

Media release on behalf of Alpine Canada Alpin:

Chris Williamson

CALGARY, AB (April 10, 2015) – Chris Williamson, one of the worlds most decorated para-alpine athletes, announced his retirement from competitive ski racing, ending his 17-year career. 

Skiing Is Believing

Source: Alpine Canada

Skiing is believing.  Anyone can put on a pair of skis and go down a mountain really fast. Mac Marcoux does just that, while trusting someone else to be his eyes. This is his story:

 

IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships

Kimberly Joines
Event on: 28 February 2015
Event on: February 28, 2015

Event Information:

Panorama, BC
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The 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships will feature around 130 athletes from 30 countries in the first major international competition since the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, who will gather in Panorama, Canada.

Panorama is a ski resort located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies a two-hour drive from Banff and 3.5 hours from Calgary. It features a skiable area of 2,847 acres and a top elevation of 2,380m.

It has one of the largest vertical drops in North America at 1,200m and attracts tourists for its rolling cliffs and spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains.

The nearest town is Invermere, located approximately 18km away.


For sport enquires, please email ipcalpineskiing@paralympic.org

For enquiries relating to the 2015 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships, please email: worldchamps@alpinecanada.org

For media enquiries relating to IPC Alpine Skiing, please email Lucy.Dominy@paralympic.org

Source: IPC

Canadian Paralympic Committee congratulates Sochi 2014 flag bearer and para-alpine ski champion Josh Dueck on career

OTTAWA, November 13, 2014 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is proud to congratulate three-time Paralympic medallist Josh Dueck (Kimberley, B.C), a champion and trailblazer in para-alpine skiing, who announced his retirement earlier today.

What Canada did Thursday at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 13, 2014 –Thursday competition was highlighted by four-time Paralympian alpine skier Chris Williamson, guided by Nick Brush, who overcome a season of injury to win a remarkable bronze in the men’s visually-impaired slalom race – for his fourth career Paralympic medal.

What Canada Did on Thursday at the Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympic Games:

PARA-NORDIC SKIING

Para-Nordic skiing and biathlon had the day off on Thursday. The final biathlon competition of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games will take place at the Laura Nordic Stadium on Friday.

Williamson and Brush make spectacular comeback to claim bronze in Paralympic slalom

SOCHI, RUS. (March 13, 2014) - Canada's Chris Williamson, guided by Nick Brush, made a remarkable comeback from injury and a last-minute change to his guide by winning bronze in the men's visually impaired slalom on Thursday at the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, in what was Williamson's very first race of the 2013-14 season.

Photo Release / What Canada did on Wednesday at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 12, 2014 – Para-Nordic skier Brian McKeever’s second gold medal of these Games highlighted Canada’s fifth day of competition in Sochi, along with a silver-medal performance by para-alpine skier Kimberly Joines in the women’s sitting category, though still considered unofficial until an appeal process takes place tomorrow.

 

Para-alpine racers chase Paralympic dreams at Panorama IPC World Cup

PANORAMA, B.C. (Jan.6, 2014) — More than 100 of the best para-alpine athletes from 20 countries will lay everything on the line this week in Panorama Mountain Village, B.C., atCanada’s only IPC (International Paralympic Committee) Alpine World Cup as they battle for top spot on the podium and the chance to qualify for the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games.

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