Archive of posts tagged "paralympics"

Sports Day at the Richmond Olympic Oval This Weekend

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Sports Day in Canada is this Saturday, September 18th and across the nation everyone is invited to participate in a community sporting event. The Canadian Paralympic Committee will be setting up shop at the Richmond Olympic Oval from 11:00am until 2:00pm in case you would like to come and try out some paralympic sports. Photo […]

Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards

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The Sport BC Athlete of the Year Awards are being awarded this week as the province’s top athletes receive recognition for their stellar performances. Nominees and finalists have been selected and winners will be announced March 31st at the River Rock Show Theatre. Award categories include: Athlete with a Disability, Coach of the Year, College […]

Vancouver 2010 Paralympics Day 7 at Para-Alpine

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This morning I woke up in Whistler Creekside and headed up to the Para-Alpine venue for Day 7 of the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games. The morning’s events included Para-Alpine downhill in the sitting, standing, and visually-impaired categories. As a photo of a hockey puck sitting in Toronto’s Hockey Hall of Fame got more face […]

Paralympic Sledge Hockey Tickets

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The Paralmypics are in full swing and with two wins under their belt, our Sledge Hockey team is picking up the pace. The action on the ice is fast, hard-hitting, and the skills required to excel in this sport are unmatched. Photo credit: MariskaR on Flickr – VancouverAccess2010 During my Vancouver 2010 Olympics coverage I […]

Vancouver 2010 Paralympics Day 1

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I had a familiar feeling this morning as the Paralympic flame looped its way around the downtown core during its 24 hour relay. Pedestrian thoroughfares, tents, displays, torchbearers, and cheerful passersby wearing red mittens. The Vancouver 2010 Paralympics Games kick off tonight with the Opening Ceremony at BC Place and the excitement among the Canadian […]