Category: Sask Proud

Thibeault talks family

CBC Sports, January 17, 2021 A found love of boxing while living in Regina has led Tammara Thibeault to a silver medal at the 2019 Pan American Games and a dream to compete for Canada at the Olympics. Her story is truly about family. A… Continue Reading “Thibeault talks family”

Muyres 2020 Reflection

Olympic hopeful Muyres looks back on 2020 Saskatoon StarPhoenix, December 17, 2020 Olympic curling hopeful Kirk Muyres of Team Dunstone was invited by the Saskatoon StarPhoenix and Regina Leader-Post to submit a personal essay to reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic. The five-time Saskatchewan men’s… Continue Reading “Muyres 2020 Reflection”

Coakwell trains during COVID

Canadian bobsledder Ben Coakwell turned garage into gym CBC, November 27, 2020Photo Credit: International Bobsleigh Federation Two-time Olympian Ben Coakwell wasn’t going to let COVID-19 stop him from training. The Team Canada brakeman from Moose Jaw converted his garage into a home gym. The… Continue Reading “Coakwell trains during COVID”

2022 Qualification

How do athletes qualify? Olympic.ca, October 21, 2020 Qualification for the Beijing 2022 Winter Games has already begun! Olympic.ca provides a rundown of how Team Canada athletes will qualify. Read Olympic.ca Qualification Story

Hudak continues training

Unusual season isn’t derailing Para Nordic skiier Paralympic.ca, November 16, 2020Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee It isn’t the season that Brittany Hudak was expecting, but it isn’t going to stop the Para nordic skier from Prince Albert. Hudak, a bronze medallist in the 12.5-kilometre… Continue Reading “Hudak continues training”

Flasch returns home

Biggar’s Flasch forms team Global Saskatoon, May 1, 2020Photo Credit: Piper Sports Photography (Tanner Piper) Biggar’s Colton Flasch has spent the last two curling seasons throwing second stones for Olympian and World Champion Kevin Koe in Alberta. Now, he’s returning home to form a… Continue Reading “Flasch returns home”

Kramer headed to Paralympics

Saskatoon’s Eric Kramer has been selected as a para swimming coach for the Tokyo 2020 team. Swimming Canada, February 19, 2020Photo Credit: Swim Saskatchewan OTTAWA – The Canadian Paralympic team for Tokyo 2020 continued to take shape on Monday with the nomination of three award-winning… Continue Reading “Kramer headed to Paralympics”

Women’s basketball team qualifies for Tokyo 2020

The Canadian women’s squad went 3-0 at the qualifying tournament. Canada Basketball, February 8, 2020Photo Credit: Canada Basketball/Victory OSTEND, BELGIUM – The Canadian Senior Women’s National Team are headed to Tokyo. With an 80-50 victory over Sweden on Saturday, the squad punched their ticket… Continue Reading “Women’s basketball team qualifies for Tokyo 2020”

Close to qualifying

The Senior Women’s National Team is ready to hit the court in Belgium. Canada Basketball (Holly MacKenzie), February 3, 2020Photo Credit: Canada Basketball/Victory Ostend, Belgium — Team Canada is in Ostend, Belgium this week for a FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament where they will… Continue Reading “Close to qualifying”

Shaw looking to qualify

Last chance to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Canadian Paralympic Committee, January 16, 2020 Photo Credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee MILTON, Ont. – Tristen Chernove and veteran rider Marie-Claude Molnar headline Canada’s team for the UCI Para Cycling Track World Championships from January 30… Continue Reading “Shaw looking to qualify”