Photo Release and What Canada did Saturday at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 15, 2014 – Saturday competition was highlighted by skiers Mac Marcoux and guide Robin Fémy capturing gold in the men’s giant slalom visually impaired division, adding to the two bronze medals they won earlier in the Games. Competition in team sports wrapped up today, with the Canadian sledge hockey team winning bronze and the wheelchair curling team winning gold.

Canada wins gold in wheelchair curling at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

Sochi, Russia, March 15, 2014 – Canada won an unprecedented third consecutive gold medal in wheelchair curling today at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games, beating Russia 8-3 in the final this afternoon after beating China 5-4 in the semi-finals in the morning.

Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/Canadian Paralympic Committee

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.

Lopsided victory and loss for Canada on the last day of wheelchair curling round robin play

Sochi, Russia, March 13, 2014 - On the last day of round robin matches in wheelchair curling, Canada’s day in the Ice Cube can only be described as “interesting.”

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After downing Slovakia decisively with a score of 16-0, Canada went on to lose to last place Finland (1-6) by a score of 12-1.

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.

 

Canadian wheelchair curlers continue their winning ways, defeating Sweden 7-4 in Sunday’s action at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

Sochi, Russia, March 9, 2014 - The Canadian wheelchair curling team picked up from where they left off after yesterday’s big wins over Great Britain and Russia.  Today, they took on the Swedes in a much anticipated contest that featured two of the top ranked teams in the tournament. Canada eventually prevailed in a nail biter of a last end which saw Sweden make its last shot just as the time ran out. Sweden came up short in their attempt to tie the game and Canada now sits 3-0 after winning 7-4.

Canada’s wheelchair curling team kicks starts their run for a third consecutive gold medal with back to back wins at the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 8, 2014 – Canada’s wheelchair curling team kicks started their run for a third consecutive gold medal with back to back wins today at the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia.