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Canadians McKeever, Hudak show out with podium finishes in Para-Nordic World Cup

Friday, March 19th, 2021

In their first World Cup in more than a year, the Canadian Para-Nordic team did nothing but impress, picking up two medals Friday, by way of Brian McKeever's gold medal in the 12.5 km visually impaired race and Brittany Hudak winning bronze in the 10 km women's race.

Canadians McKeever, Arendz ski to pair of podiums at para nordic World Cup

Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Canada opened the para nordic World Cup season with a statement on Thursday. Brian McKeever grabbed gold in the men’s 7.5-kilometre classic-ski visually impaired category while Mark Arendz earned bronze in the men's standing division.

Paralympic gold is just the beginning for Canadian teen Natalie Wilkie

Saturday, March 17th, 2018
Natalie Wilkie Canada Gold Paralympics Cross Country

It's a tad premature to call Natalie Wilkie the next Brian McKeever, but the 17-year-old cross-country skier announced her presence with her first-ever Paralympic gold medal, earning praise from the Canadian icon in the process.