Para-alpine skier Josh Dueck to carry the flag for Canada at the Closing Ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 16, 2014 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee announced today that para-alpine sit-skier Josh Dueck has been selected as flag bearer for Canada at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

TEAM CANADA TO ANNOUNCE OPENING CEREMONY FLAG BEARER FOR SOCHI 2014 PARALYMPIC GAMES

Sochi, Russia, March 4, 2014 – Team Canada will announce the flag bearer for the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games on Wednesday March 5, at 11 a.m. local time at the Main Press Centre in Sochi.

The press conference will be immediately followed by media interview opportunities in Sochi with the newly-named flag bearer, Team Canada Chef de Mission Ozzie Sawicki, and Canadian Paralympic Committee Executive Director of Sport Catherine Gosselin-Després.