Archive for the ‘Sports/Paralympics/Wheelchair Curling’ Category

Canada breaks wheelchair curling medal drought with silver at worlds

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Canada took home silver at the World Wheelchair Curling Championships on Saturday in Wetzikon, Switzerland.

Canadian curlers win bronze — and steal fans’ hearts in the process

Friday, March 16th, 2018
Canada Curling Bronze Pyeongchang

The Canadian wheelchair curlers earned the nickname "The Comeback Kids" at the Paralympics. In a way the team had to come back one more time — from the devastation of not winning gold — rallying one last time to win bronze.

Canada’s golden curling streak at Paralympics ends in Pyeongchang

Friday, March 16th, 2018
Curling Canada Lost Semifinals Paralympics

The Pyeongchang Games will be the first time Canada leaves a Paralympics without a wheelchair curling gold following a contentious semifinal loss to China that went down to the last stone.

Ina Forrest closing in on 3rd straight Paralympic curling gold

Thursday, March 15th, 2018
Ina Forrest Canada WheelchairCurling Paralympics

Prior to starting wheelchair curling at the age of 42, Ina Forrest had only touched a granite stone two other times in her life. Now, the back-to-back Paralympic champ is looking to win another gold for Canada.

Canada’s wheelchair curling team clinches Paralympic playoff spot

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Canada's wheelchair curling team are guaranteed a Paralympic playoff spot after a 6-2 round-robin victory over Germany on Thursday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Dominic Cozzolino’s dream — to be just like Joe Sakic

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Canadian para hockey player Dominic Cozzolino idolizes Joe Sakic and always dreamed of following his hero into the NHL. A check from behind ruined that dream, but the opportunity of competing at the Paralympics has the Mississauga, Ont., native thinking big again.

Canada’s wheelchair curlers are the comeback kids

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

They’re playing with fire, but so far Canada’s wheelchair curlers have yet to be burned at the Paralympics in South Korea, where they've stayed in the hunt with three impressive rallies.

‘Superwoman’ Marie Wright: Single mother of 4, paraplegic, Paralympian

Monday, March 12th, 2018
Marie Wright Paralympics Curling Canada

Canadian Paralympic curler Marie Wright can't stop smiling and everyone around her notices — it's just who she's always been. You'd never know by the way she carries herself what Wright has been through.

Rock the house and become a wheelchair curling instant expert

Saturday, March 10th, 2018
Wheelchair Curling Canada Mark Ideson

Here's everything you need to know to instantly become a wheelchair curling expert as Canada competes at the Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canadian wheelchair curlers begin Paralympics in near-perfect form

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Team Canada began defence of its Paralympic title, winning two matches Saturday against Switzerland and Norway. The Canadians are looking to win a fourth consecutive gold medal and continue their dominance in Pyeongchang.