Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics’ Category

Arendz, Young win silver at Para-Nordic World Cup finale

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Mark Arendz locked up the crystal globe for second place in the overall para-nordic World Cup biathlon standings and Canadian teammate Emily Young celebrated the first biathlon medal of her career on the elite circuit with silver medal performances Wednesday.

Mark Arendz adds to medal haul at Pyeongchang test event

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

To say Mark Arendz is on a roll would be an understatement. The Hartsville, P.E.I. native finished on the podium for the third straight time at the para-nordic test event in Pyeongchang on Tuesday.

Cameron wins 1st career gold medal at Paralympic test event

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Canadian sit-skier Collin Cameron captured his first victory on the Para-Nordic World Cup circuit at the 2018 Paralympic venue in PyeongChang, Korea on Monday.

Mark Arendz wins para-biathlon silver at Pyeongchang test event

Friday, March 10th, 2017
Mark Arendz Pyeongchang Silver

Canada's Mark Arendz won silver in the men's 7.5-kilometre standing biathlon event at the World Para-Nordic World Cup in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

PyeongChang 2018 Paralympics are 1 year away

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Mark it on your calendars: today marks the one-year-out point from the start of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games. Here's a look at what you can expect from Canada's Paralympians next March.

Canada’s McKeever, Arendz end para-nordic worlds on a high note

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Canada's para-nordic cross-country ski team capped off a dream week at the world championships by adding a gold and bronze to their medal haul in Finsterau, Germany.

Canadian Mark Arendz wins 2nd gold at para-nordic worlds

Saturday, February 18th, 2017
Mark Arendz Biathlon

Canada's Mark Arendz won his second gold medal at the para-nordic world ski championships on Saturday in Finsterau, Germany. The gold is Arendz's fourth medal overall.

Canadians McKeever, Nishikawa ski to world para-nordic gold

Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Sochi Paralympics Cross Country

Canadian Brian McKeever, a 13-time Paralympic medallist, along with his guide Graham Nishikawa, claimed gold in the men’s 20-kilometre visually impaired classic cross-country ski race Thursday at the para-nordic world championships in Finsterau, Germany.

Canada’s para-nordic team wins historic bronze at worlds

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Canada’s para-nordic team made history. The squad, consisting of Brian McKeever (Canmore, Alta.) his guide Graham Nishikawa (Whitehorse), Emily Young (Vancouver) and Mark Arendz (Hartsville, P.E.I.), won a bronze medal at the para-nordic world championships in Finsterau, Germany on Wednesday.

Canada’s Arendz adds a silver at para-nordic worlds

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

Mark Arendz reached the podium for a second time this week, earning a silver medal at the para-nordic ski world championships on Tuesday in Finsterau, Germany.