Mark Arendz adds to Canada’s Para-Nordic Medal Haul in Norway with Bronze at World Cup Finals

Mark ArendzCross Country Canada - SURNADAL, Nor.—Mark Arendz won his second straight biathlon bronze, making it a six-pack for the Canadians heading into the final weekend of the World Cup Finals in Surnadal, Norway on Friday.

Canada’s Para-Nordic Squad Toast Two Golds and One Silver on St. Patrick’s Day in Norway

Canadian Para-Nordic Team

SURNADAL, Nor.—Canada’s para-nordic squad proudly tied in two gold medals and one silver into their St. Patrick’s Day wardrobe at the opening day of the IPC World Cup Finals in Surnadal, Norway on Tuesday.

IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships

Chris Klebl
Event on: 23 January 2015
Event on: January 23, 2015

Event Information:

Cable, Wisconsin, USA

Cable, Wisconsin, USA will host the 2015 IPC Nordic Skiing World Championships, the third time the United States will host the event and the first time in Wisconsin. Over 150 athletes from 20 countries are expected to compete in the event between 23 January - 1 February 2015 which will be staged on the very same trail system where the first able-bodied cross-country skiing World Cup was born in 1978.

All training and competitions for the Championships will be hosted on Telemark Resort property located just three miles east of the town of Cable. The storied property, which sits along the nearly one million acre Chequamagon National Forest, boasts over 300km of groomed cross-country ski trails and serves as the starting point of the American Birkenbeiner, which is the largest cross country ski race in North America.

Nestled at the base of Mount Telemark, the venue is outstanding, of international standard with appropriate access and located within seven miles of the Athlete’s Village.

The Cable Area will provide a welcoming and friendly environment, displaying a genuine respect for excellence and a sincere kindness towards all.

Source: IPC

Chris Klebl and Brian McKeever Celebrate Double Golden Sunday to Wrap Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

Klebl skis to first Paralympic medal, McKeever chalks up 10th career gold

SOCHI, Rus., March 16, 2014 —Mission accomplished!

Canada’s Para-Nordic Ski Team wrapped up the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in thrilling fashion with a double-gold performance in cross-country skiing on Sunday.

In two of the most challenging classifications, Chris Klebl, of Canmore, Alta., shocked the world to win the men’s 10-kilometre sit-ski race, while Brian McKeever won his third gold medal of the week in the visually impaired category.

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 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.

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.


Podium Bid Falls Short for Canada’s para-Nordic Sit Skiers at Paralympic Winter Games

Chris Klebl leads Canucks in sixth, Colette Bourgonje places 13th

SOCHI, Rus.—It was a frustrating day for Canada’s Para-Nordic sit skiers while battling the highly technical course at Sochi’s Laura Stadium during the opening day of cross-country ski races at the Paralympic Winter Games.

Canada’s Mark Arendz Fires Up Gold at IPC World Cup Biathlon in Canmore

 CANMORE, Alta.—Canada’s Mark Arendz got an early Christmas gift on Tuesday after winning the gold medal in para-biathlon at the IPC World Cup in Canmore, Alta.