Tag: Lisa DeJong

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 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”

Beijing Paralympic Contingent

A small but decorated group of Saskatchewan individuals will represent the province at the Paralympic Games, running March 4-13 in Beijing.   The Saskatchewan Olympic contingent for the Beijing Games features two athletes in three-time Paralympic Para Nordic skier Brittany Hudak, and decorated World Cup… Continue Reading “Beijing Paralympic Contingent”