Category: Athlete

Paralympic Recap Day 9

Babey, Canada take silver in Para hockey It’s another Paralympic silver medal for Saskatoon head coach Ken Babey and the Canadian Para hockey team after they fell to the United States 5-0 in the gold medal game on Day 9 of the Winter Games… Continue Reading “Paralympic Recap Day 9”

Paralympic Recap Day 8

Hudak finishes seventh In her last individual event of the Beijing Winter Paralympics, Prince Albert’s Brittany Hudak finished seventh in the women’s standing 10-kilometre Para Nordic cross country race on Day 8 of the Games. Hudak completed the distance in a time of 43… Continue Reading “Paralympic Recap Day 8”

Paralympic Recap Day 7

Hudak wins second bronze    Prince Albert’s Brittany Hudak won her second of two medals at the Beijing Winter Games in the women’s standing 12.5-kilometre biathlon race.  Hudak posted a time of 49 minutes and one second to capture the bronze medal, behind Liudmyla Liashenko… Continue Reading “Paralympic Recap Day 7”

Paralympic Recap Day 6

Men’s Para hockey to face South Korea in semifinals  Team Canada is scheduled to face South Korea for the second time in four days, as the two teams meet in the semifinals.  In their first matchup, the Canadians, led by head coach Ken Babey… Continue Reading “Paralympic Recap Day 6”

Paralympic Recap Day 5

A look ahead for Hudak and DeJong  Prince Albert’s Brittany Hudak looks to compete in her fourth event of the Games on Day 7. Hudak is set to race in the women’s biathlon 12.5-kilometre on March 10 at 10:20 p.m. (SK time). An event… Continue Reading “Paralympic Recap Day 5”

Paralympic Recap Day 4

Hudak races to sixth-place finish   Just one day after her bronze medal finish in the women’s standing 15-kilometre cross country event, Prince Albert’s Brittany Hudak finished sixth in the women’s standing biathlon 10-kilometre course. She completed the race with a time of 37… Continue Reading “Paralympic Recap Day 4”

Paralympic Recap Day 3

DeJong captures first-ever medal in Para snowboard  Biggar’s Lisa DeJong made history in her Paralympic debut taking silver in the women’s Para snowboard cross SB-LL2 final and earning Canada it’s first-ever Para snowboard medal at the Games. After a solid qualifying run on Day… Continue Reading “Paralympic Recap Day 3”

Paralympic Recap Day 2

DeJong into cross finals Biggar’s Lisa DeJong made her Paralympic debut on Day 2 of the Winter Games in Beijing as she took to the course for the women’s Para snowboard cross qualification event. Competing in the LL2 class, DeJong finished the qualified for… Continue Reading “Paralympic Recap Day 2”

Paralympic Recap Day 1

Hudak finishes eighth in first Games competition Prince Albert’s Brittany Hudak opened the Beijing Winter Paralympics with an eighth-place finish in the women’s sprint standing biathlon on Day 1 of competition. Hudak completed the 6-kilometre distance in a time of 20 minutes and 32.4… Continue Reading “Paralympic Recap Day 1”

Paralympic Opening Ceremonies

Canada takes the stage at opening ceremony  Led by flag bearers Para hockey player Greg Westlake and wheelchair curler Ina Forrest the Canadian contingent of Paralympians marched in the opening ceremonies at the Beijing Winter Paralympics.   For a full recap of the opening ceremony,… Continue Reading “Paralympic Opening Ceremonies”