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2014-03-16 12:20:33

SOCHI, Russia, March 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian para-alpine athletes competing in the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games will leave Russia with eight medals - half of Canada's overall medal haul. Five athletes on the 14-person team won medals, including two gold. Sit-skier Josh Dueck, of Kimberley, B.C. - Canada's flag bearer for the closing ceremony - won gold in super-combined and silver in downhill. Young gun visually impaired athlete Mac Marcoux, 16, of Sault Ste. Marie,...

2014-03-12 16:24:27

#WHATSTHERE SOCHI, Russia, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's Kimberly Joines conquered rough, low-visibility course conditions to fight her way to a silver medal position in the women's slalom sitting category at the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday, but is currently awaiting the results of an appeal by a German athlete who was disqualified and is appealing that decision. Germany's Anna Schaffelhuber was disqualified following the first of two slalom runs...

2014-03-11 16:25:27

#WHATSTHERE SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Braydon Luscombe and Josh Dueck were the fastest Canadians down the hill on Tuesday in the slalom portion of men's super combined, placing second and fifth, respectively, on a challenging course plagued by thick fog and rain that forced organizers to postpone the men's and women's super combined super-G until Thursday. Luscombe, from Duncan, B.C., laid down the second-fastest slalom run in the men's standing category with a...

2014-03-10 12:24:06

SOCHI, Russia, March 10, 2014 /CNW/ - It was a frustrating day for three Canadian women making their Paralympic debut in super-G at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games, as they battled nerves and tough course conditions at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre in front of a packed stadium. Alexandra Starker, of Calgary, Alta. was the top-placing Canadian with a seventh-place finish in the standing category. The 19-year-old's time of one minute, 36.52 seconds was more than 12 seconds off...

2014-03-09 12:20:20

Marcoux overcomes radio malfunction with sheer determination SOCHI, Russia, March 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Visually impaired skier Mac Marcoux, guided by Robin Fémy, gave a whole new meaning to skiing blind by earning his second bronze medal of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games on Sunday in men's super-G despite not being able to communicate with his guide, while teammate Caleb Brousseau won bronze in the sitting category - the first Paralympic medal of his career. Sault Ste....

2014-01-16 12:26:32

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the women's alpine ski athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team. The athletes named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic team are: Marie-Michèle Gagnon, (Lac-Etchemin, Quebec), Larisa Yurkiw (Owen Sound, Ontario) and Brittany Phelan (Mont-Tremblant, Quebec). Our athletes are an enormous source of pride for all Canadians. That is why our government is pleased to provide continued support for...

2014-01-08 12:27:12

OTTAWA, Jan. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - I offer my heartfelt congratulations to the men's Alpine athletes who were named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic Team. The athletes named to the 2014 Canadian Olympic team are: Manuel Osborne-Paradis (Vancouver, B.C.), Erik Guay (Mont-Tremblant, Quebec) and Jan Hudec, (Calgary, Alberta). Our athletes are an enormous source of pride for all Canadians. That is why our government is proud to provide continued support for Olympic sports and our Canadian...

2013-12-12 23:03:19

The Partners of Peachtree Orthopaedic Clinic are pleased to announce that Dr. William (Scott) Kimmerly will be traveling with the US Ski Team to Austria to serve as their team medical provider and primary orthopaedic physician as they ready themselves for the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Atlanta’s oldest and most prestigious orthopaedic group, currently celebrating its 60th Anniversary, continues to be the top choice to support...

2013-10-29 08:27:52

Top Freeskiing Athletes Tom Wallisch, Maddie Bowman and Devin Logan Worked Closely With The North Face to Help Design and Test Uniforms in Preparation for Sport's Olympic Games Debut ALAMEDA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The North Face, partner of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and original partner of U.S. Freeskiing, today unveiled the official 2014 U.S. Freeskiing Competition uniforms, which will be worn by United States freeskiing athletes when the sport...

2013-09-20 23:18:31

EcoGroomer, Inc. a Colorado based resort services company announces long time industry insider, Mark Sanders joins the company as Vice President of Western Region Sales. Denver, CO (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Mr. Sanders joins EcoGroomer after serving as National Channel Sales Manager for health and military divisions with Superfeet Worldwide, Inc. for over a decade. As a life-long mountain sports enthusiast, Mark grew up in a resort town, was a competitive Nordic and alpine ski racer and...