Looking ahead at Canadian Paralympic Team action on Day 2

Canadian Paralympic Committee

March 10, 2018

The Canadian Paralympic Team will look to keep its winning momentum going.


Canada looks to add to its four-medal total
– Medals to be won in Super-G and cross-country skiing
– Para ice hockey and wheelchair curling action continues

PyeongChang, March 10, 2018 – Following a phenomenal opening day at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, the Canadian Paralympic Team will look to keep its winning momentum going on Sunday.

  • Para alpine skiing continues with another speed event as the Super-G races take over the hill at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre starting at 9:30 a.m. local time/7:30 p.m. Saturday ET. Mac Marcoux and guide Jack Leitch, winners of the downhill, will going for a second gold medal, while Mollie Jepsen will look to add to her bronze from Saturday. Two Canadians who just missed a medal on day one with fourth-place finishes, Alana Ramsay and Alexis Guimond, will also be looking to reach the podium.  
  • Cross-country skiing gets underway with the men’s 15KM (10 a.m. local time/8 p.m. Saturday ET) and women’s 12KM (11:15 a.m. local time/9:15 p.m. Saturday ET) sitting races. Men’s participants include Yves Bourque, Collin Cameron (who will be going for his second medal of the Games), Sebastien Fortier, Ethan Hess, Chris Klebl and Derek Zaplotinsky. On the women’s side, Cindy Ouellet will make her Winter Paralympic debut after having competed in three previous Summer Games in wheelchair basketball.  
  • Following a thoroughly dominant win over Sweden on Saturday, the Canadian Para ice hockey is looking to go 2-0 in preliminary action. It will take on Italy at 7 p.m. local time/6 a.m. ET.
  • Canada, the only country to have won wheelchair curling gold at the Paralympic Games since the sport’s debut in 2006, will take on Sweden at 2:35 p.m. local time/12:35 a.m. ET as round-robin action continues at the Gangneung Curling Centre. The team holds a 2-0 record after day one.

NOTE: Daylight savings time in Canada occurs at 2 a.m. ET on Sunday, decreasing the time difference to Korea by one hour (+13 in ET)


Television coverage:
CBC: 6-9:30 a.m. ET (live coverage) and 3-5 p.m. ET
Radio-Canada: 11:05 p.m. ET to 12:35 a.m. Monday morning
Sportsnet One: 11 p.m. Saturday night to 3 a.m. ET
AMI: 6-8 a.m. ET

Live Streaming:
Events will be live streamed on the CBC and Radio-Canada websites, Paralympic.ca, Twitter and Facebook and will be available on demand following the conclusion of the live event.

People across Canada can also sign up to be their own broadcaster at greatnessisrare.ca, selecting the events they wish to share with their friends and followers on Facebook and Twitter. Once selected events start, live coverage will automatically appear in their feed as if they are broadcasting it.

CLICK HERE for the complete broadcast schedule.


  • To access athlete bios and the complete Canadian Paralympic Team list, please click here.
  • Photos are available at photos.paralympic.ca (sign up for an account) and at Dropbox. Photos are free for editorial use and credit Canadian Paralympic Committee.
  • To access video highlights, please send an inquiry to Nicole Watts at nwatts@paralympic.ca.

About the Canadian Paralympic Team in PyeongChang: Canada is represented by 55 athletes in all five sports at the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games, taking place March 9-18. #greatnessisrare

About the Canadian Paralympic Committee: Paralympic.ca

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