Checking in with Paralympians: Cindy Ouellet opens up about mental health

Canadian Paralympic Committee

April 26, 2021

Athletes also looking ahead to Tokyo Games

Cindy Ouellet

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.




“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. 



Katarina Roxon, a Paralympic champion in Para swimming, can’t hide her excitement with the Tokyo Games less than four months away.



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. 



Un super article sur José Rebelo et le Défi sportif AlterGo! Le vendredi 30 avril à 11 h, apprenez-en plus sur le rêve…

Posted by AlterGo on Thursday, 22 April 2021


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