Tag: Opening Ceremony

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”

Opening Ceremonies

Canada at the Opening Ceremonies Around 90 Canadian athletes marched in the opening ceremony for the Beijing Winter Olympics. At the opening ceremony, the Canadians were led by flag bearers Marie-Philip Poulin from women’s hockey and short track speed skater Charles Hamelin. For a… Continue Reading “Opening Ceremonies”

Paralympic Flag Bearer

Paralympic.ca, August 21, 2021 Para judo star Priscilla Gagné has been selected to represent Canada as flag bearer at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony on August 24. Currently ranked No. 2 in the world in the 52kg category, Gagné is set to… Continue Reading “Paralympic Flag Bearer”

Opening Ceremony

Wiens represents Canada at the Opening Ceremony Saskatchewan diver Rylan Wiens was one of 30 Canadian athletes to march in the opening ceremony for the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Wiens, from Pike Lake, will compete in the 10-metre platform event starting Aug. 6. At the… Continue Reading “Opening Ceremony”

Team Canada Notes

Olympic.ca, July 19, 2021 The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) announced that three-time Olympic team member in women’s basketball Miranda Ayim and co-captain of Canada’s men’s rugby sevens team Nathan Hirayama will be Team Canada’s flag bearers for the Tokyo Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. It… Continue Reading “Team Canada Notes”