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2014-01-26 20:21:30

BIG WHITE, BC, Jan. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Three Canadian para-snowboarders have been nominated to the Canadian team that will compete at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, it was announced today by Canada Snowboard and the Canadian Paralympic Committee. Para-snowboard was officially added to the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games in May 2012 after years of effort on the part of Canada Snowboard and the snowboarding community. To date, Canada has three para-snowboarders who have...

2014-01-26 20:21:29

OTTAWA, Jan. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - I am pleased to congratulate the athletes who have been nominated to represent Canada in para-snowboarding at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. The members of Canada's Paralympic para-snowboarding team announced today are Tyler Mosher (Whistler, B.C.), Ian Lockey (Trail, B.C.) and John Leslie (Arnprior, Ont.). Their head coach is Candice Drouin and their technical coach is Dave Hugill. As the largest single contributor to sport in...

2014-01-25 12:20:26

BIG WHITE, BC, Jan. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canada Snowboard will announce the athletes and coaches nominated to the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team. The announcement will take place at the Awards Ceremony following competition at the 2014 IPC Para Snowboard World Cup at Big White Ski Resort. Para Snowboard was officially added to the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games in May 2012 after years of effort on the part of Canada Snowboard and the...

2014-01-22 12:24:35

BIG WHITE, BC, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Canada Snowboard will announce the four athletes and two coaches nominated to the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team. The announcement will take place at the Awards Ceremony following competition at the 2014 IPC Para Snowboard World Cup at Big White Ski Resort. Para Snowboard was officially added to the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games in May 2012 after years of effort on the part of Canada Snowboard and...

2014-01-21 20:23:11

OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - I am pleased to congratulate the athletes who were nominated to represent Canada in Para-Alpine at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Canada's Para-Alpine Ski team will include Caleb Brousseau (Terrace, B.C.), Josh Dueck (Kimberley, B.C.) and Kurt Oatway (Calgary, Alta.) in Men's Sitting; Kimberly Joines (Rossland, B.C.) in Ladies' sitting; Matt Hallat (Coquitlam, B.C.), Braydon Luscombe (Duncan, B.C.)and Kirk Schornstein (Spruce...

2014-01-21 16:24:45

CALGARY, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Thirteen of the nation's best para-alpine skiers have been nominated to the Canadian team that will compete at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in March, it was announced today by Alpine Canada and the Canadian Paralympic Committee. The diverse roster of athletes represents a strong combination of accomplished veterans and a talented pool of young up-and-comers looking to make their mark at their first Paralympic Games, March 7 to 16 in...

2014-01-20 08:22:22

CALGARY, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Alpine Canada will announce the athletes and coaches nominated to the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team. The Canadian para-alpine team racked up 14 medals at last year's world championships in La Molina, Spain -- more than any other country in attendance -- and is looking to build on the momentum created by last season's successes. WHAT: Para-alpine team nomination announcement....

2014-01-16 16:22:46

CALGARY, Jan. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Paralympic Committee and Alpine Canada will announce the athletes and coaches nominated to the Sochi 2014 Canadian Paralympic Team. The Canadian para-alpine team racked up 14 medals at last year's world championships in La Molina, Spain -- more than any other country in attendance -- and is looking to build on the momentum created by last season's successes. WHAT: Para-alpine team nomination announcement....

2014-01-15 20:21:22

OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - It is with great respect and admiration that the Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrates the career of wheelchair basketball veteran David Durepos (Fredericton, N.B.), who has announced his retirement from competition after a 19-year career that included three Paralympic gold medals. A five-time Paralympian, Durepos played on dominant Canadian national teams that won Paralympic gold medals at the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and London 2012 Paralympic...

2014-01-13 08:24:39

BOSTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For every Team USA athlete who has dreamed of competing on the world stage, there is no greater glory than earning an Olympic or Paralympic medal for his or her country. Liberty Mutual Insurance, the Official Property and Casualty and Life Insurance Partner of the 2014 and 2016 U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams, today announces that it is working with the U.S. Olympic Committee to protect our athletes' greatest reward by insuring each gold, silver...


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