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SOTM: Para-Alpine Skiing

Skiing; a sport that can leave the most athletic, able-bodied sportsman cold, achy and fed-up. Replace those athletes with amputees, the blind, and even paralysis sufferers and it becomes remarkable that Para-Alpine Skiing is actually a fully-fledged disabled sport. 477 more words


Paralympic Snowboarder Amy Purdy To Be Featured In Superbowl Commercial

Got to get Muhammad Ali in my ear as for when I’m riding. Greatest hype man in history.  Check out Amy Purdy in her new Toyota Spot…rumored to be a teaser to a commercial that will play on Superbowl Sunday.


Celebrity Encounters

I’ve been trying to define what I count as an encounter. My requirements are:

I have to know their names – therefore the Paralympic athletes I high-fived as they left the stadium grounds don’t count… 1,775 more words


Upcoming Level 2 Officials Workshops

Officials Level 2 Workshop:

This workshop is required for advancement to Level 2 in the Athletics Canada National Officials Certification program.
For full information and registration details please click on the links below: 9 more words

Track And Field

Ryan Shay/Team Nova Scotia

Published on January 12, 2015

Yarmouth’s Ryan Shay is adding another sport and another experience to his athletic résumé.
The 20-year-old has been named to the roster of Team Nova Scotia’s wheelchair basketball team that will compete at the Canada Winter Games in Prince George, British Columbia next month. 562 more words

NHLers Strap on Some Sleds

Super stoked about this ad from Gatorade Canada! Big time NHLers (including Crosby and Giroux) join the Cruisers, a Canadian sledge hockey team, on the ice. 65 more words

Can 2022 Olympic arouse more attention to Paralympic in China?

By Mark Dreyer

It’s a good bet you haven’t heard much about the Paralympic Games in recent days.

At the Olympic Games, viewers delight in the colorful stories of athletes from around the world: the Pakistani skier who practiced on ­pieces of wood, the African swimmer who grew up ­hundreds of miles away from water, and the Jamaican bobsled team. 274 more words