Tag: Jessica Frotten

Paralympics Total Recap

With Day 12 of competition and the Closing Ceremony taking place on the same day, the Tokyo Paralympics have officially come to an end with Canada capturing 21 medals overall, including five gold, 10 silver and six bronze. Four of those silvers belonged to… Continue Reading “Paralympics Total Recap”

Paralympics Day 10 Recap

Newkirk finishes fourth, sets Canadian record In her final event of the Tokyo Paralympics, the women’s S6 100-metre backstroke, Para swimmer Shelby Newkirk set a new Canadian record and claimed fourth in the race with a time of one minute and 21.79 seconds. “I… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 10 Recap”

Paralympics Day 9 Recap

Frotten finishes eighth in 400-metre With a time of one minute and 1.16 seconds, wheelchair racer Jessica Frotten finished eighth in the women’s T53 400-metre race on Day 9 of the Paralympic Games in Tokyo. The Regina resident qualified for the final with a… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 9 Recap”

Paralympics Day 6 Recap

Men’s wheelchair basketball defeats Colombia, secures quarter-final sport The Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team wrapped up round robin play on Day 6 of the Paralympics, defeating Colombia 63-52 to give them their second win of the tournament as well as spot in the quarterfinals.… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 6 Recap”

Paralympics Day 5 Recap

Men’s wheelchair basketball team picks up first win at Games With a 74-64 victory against the Republic of Korea, the Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team, including Regina’s Nik Goncin and Garrett Ostepchuk, secured their first win of the Tokyo Paralympics. The two teams battled… Continue Reading “Paralympics Day 5 Recap”

Sask at Paralympics

Saskatchewan will send its largest contingent in history to the Paralympic Summer Games with 20 individuals from the province who will represent Canada in Tokyo Aug. 24 to Sept. 5. The Saskatchewan group includes eight athletes, four coaches, two support staff, four officials and… Continue Reading “Sask at Paralympics”

Frotten excited for Games

Wheelchair racer Jessica Frotten has “been through every emotion” following her announcement to the Canada’s Para athletics team for the Paralympic Games Aug. 24 to Sept. 5.  The Regina resident, who was born in Whitehorse, told Global News how excited she is to make the team… Continue Reading “Frotten excited for Games”

Frotten headed to Tokyo

Canadian Paralympic Committee, July 30, 2021 Wheelchair racer Jessica Frotten will make her Paralympic debut when she heads to Tokyo for the Games at the end of August.  Frotten —who was born in Whitehorse, but lives and trains out of Regina— was one of 16 athletes named to Canada’s… Continue Reading “Frotten headed to Tokyo”

Para athletes head to worlds

Four Saskatchewan connections selected to represent Canada at 2019 World Para Athletics Championships Athletics Canada, September 27, 2019Photo Credit: Matthew Murnaghan/Canadian Paralympic Committee Ottawa – Athletics Canada announced today the 28 athletes who have been selected to represent Canada at the 2019 World Para Athletics… Continue Reading “Para athletes head to worlds”