Canada earns first Para-Cycling medals at World Championships

Source: CyclingCanada.ca

Shelley Gautier and Marie-Eve Croteau break the ice for Canada

(Greenville (SC), USA – August 30, 2014) Shelley Gautier (Toronto, ON) and Marie-Eve Croteau (Quebec, QC) broke the ice for Canada on Saturday, each winning a medal on the second day of the time trials at the 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in Greenville, South Carolina.

Gautier, the reigning World Champion, successfully defended her title by taking the win in the T1 class with a time of 21:10.68.

Lauren Barwick Scores Canada's First Medal at the 2014 Games

Normandy, FRA, August, 28, 2014 -- Canada's Lauren Barwick finished on the podium today in the bronze medal position and earned Canada's first medal of the Games following her Individual Championship Test during the fourth day of para-dressage competition on Thursday, August 28, at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 in Normandy, FRA.

Riding Equine Canada's 13-year-old Oldenburg mare, Off to Paris, in the Grade II Individual Championship Test, Barwick of Aldergrove, BC, finished with the bronze medal following a lovely ride, scoring 70.914%.

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

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.

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.