Beijing 2022 Day 6 Preview: Canadian wheelchair curling team looks to advance into semifinals

Canadian Paralympic Committee

March 09, 2022

Men to race the giant slalom in Para alpine skiing


BEIJING – Day six action at the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games will see the conclusion of the wheelchair curling round-robin and four Canadian athletes racing in the giant slalom on the hills of the Yanqing National Alpine Skiing Centre. Here is what’s on the Canadian Paralympic Team schedule on Thursday March 10: 

Para Alpine Skiing 
Canada’s Para alpine skiers return to the slopes for the start of the technical disciplines, with the men taking their turn on Thursday in the giant slalom. In action for Canada will be standing skier Alexis Guimond, sit skier Brian Rowland, and Logan Leach alongside guide Julien Petit in the vision impaired category. Guimond won a bronze earlier in the Games in the Super-G. The first run gets underway at 8:30 a.m. local / 7:30 p.m. Wednesday ET followed by run two starting at 12:30 p.m. local / 11:30 p.m. Wednesday ET. 

Wheelchair Curling 
Team Canada will conclude its grueling round-robin schedule with a game against Norway at 9:35 a.m. local / 8:35 p.m. Wednesday ET. Mark Ideson, Ina Forrest, Dennis Thiessen, Jon Thurston, and Collinda Joseph take a 6-3 record into the final day, currently good for third place. A win against Norway would ensure them a place in the semifinals. 

CLICK HERE for the complete Canadian Paralympic Team schedule on March 10.  

All Canadian competition can be live streamed as it happens. Live streams can be found on, CPC’s YouTube channel, and, the free CBC Gem streaming service, the Radio-Canada Sports app, and CBC Sports app for iOS and Android devices. Anyone wishing to catch up on the action afterwards can also watch events on-demand on these platforms, as well as Amazon Prime Video.  

March 10 Canadian TV Broadcasts: 
Sportsnet One – 10 a.m. ET / 7 a.m. PT 
CBC Daytime – 3 p.m. local
CBC Late Night – 12:30 a.m. local
Radio-Canada – 1 p.m. ET 
Radio-Canada – 11:05 p.m. ET
*please check local listings*

Click here for the complete broadcast schedule.

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