Paralympic flag bearers

The Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing begin March 4 and Para ice hockey player Greg Westlake and wheelchair curler Ina Forrest will lead the Canadian team during the Opening Ceremonies as flag bearers.

This will be the fourth consecutive Games for Forrest, who has two Paralympic gold medals and one bronze to her name from previous competitions.

Meanwhile, this will be the fifth Paralympics for Westlake. So far in his career, he’s captured a gold, silver and a bronze medal in previous Games.

The Opening Ceremonies are scheduled to begin at 5:30 a.m. (SK time) on Friday. The ceremonies and all other events from the Winter Games can be streamed on CBC Sports.

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