Canada’s Paralympians are staying busy, training, sharing their stories and opinions on social media, and more. We will check in regularly with what the nation’s Para athletes have been up to and share some of the top highlights here.
Here’s a quick look at some recent updates:
Cindy Ouellet, a veteran on Canada’s national women’s wheelchair basketball team, opened up about her mental health struggles to both Radio-Canada and CBC in emotional features.
Cindy Ouellet - Rebondir https://t.co/vsGJnj9KWj— Radio-Canada Sports (@RC_Sports) April 17, 2021
SUNDAY READ | High performance athletes train their bodies to be disciplined, perseverant, and resilient— CBC Sports (@cbcsports) April 25, 2021
But @WCBballCanada player @SevenCan_CO has learned, that focusing on her mental health is just as importanthttps://t.co/qNS8BrECK7 pic.twitter.com/SsSserSAwp
"Beyond the Win" is a 14-part series on Canada's Sports Hall of Famers leading through the transformative power of sport. The first guest was wheelchair racing legend, Senator Chantal Petitclerc.
"Beyond the Win" 14 Part Series on Canada's Sports Hall of Famers leading through the transformative power of sport. First up the superb Senator Chantal Petitclerc @CPetitclerc https://t.co/QnCZ4M15BFhttps://t.co/iAxyGj6pbj@sportshall @cbcsports @CDNParalympics @TeamCanada pic.twitter.com/JOQ5r4ROBW— Scott Russell (@CBCScottRussell) April 13, 2021
Katarina Roxon, a Paralympic champion in Para swimming, can’t hide her excitement with the Tokyo Games less than four months away.
With this summer fast approaching, I’m feeling excited, nervous, & a whole bunch of other emotions!— Katarina Roxon (@Katarina_Roxon) April 25, 2021
I truly can’t wait for these long awaited games to start, & for the world to see its elite athletes in action...finally!
4 months till #Tokyo2020NE @cbcsports @CDNParalympics pic.twitter.com/vpUkCGa5IG
Canadian sitting volleyball player Jose Rebelo has come out of retirement to help the men’s team try to qualify for this summer’s Paralympic Games. Their last-chance qualifier is set to take place in June.
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