Tag: Paralympics

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 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”

Babey in Beijing

Written by: Matt Johnson for Sask SportPhoto credit: Canadian Paralympic Committee “I’m very proud to represent Saskatchewan. It is my home province and without my time in Saskatoon and going to the University of Saskatchewan and playing all kinds of sports as a young… Continue Reading “Babey in Beijing”

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”

Ens making debut

Para swimmer Nikita Ens, who hails from Meadow Lake, is making her Paralympic debut in Tokyo starting on Day 4 with the SM4 150-metre individual medley. She’ll also be competing in S3 50-m backstroke and the S3 100-m freestyle later in the Games. This… Continue Reading “Ens making debut”

Rousell ready for Tokyo

I feel like I’m as prepared as I possibly can be at this time and hopefully prepared enough to be able to do well on the international stage. Ryan Rousell, Wheelchair fencer Written by Matt Johnson for Sask Sport When wheelchair fencing begins on… Continue Reading “Rousell ready for Tokyo”

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”

Kozun headed for Tokyo

Julie Kozun will be making her Paralympic debut with the Canadian women’s sitting volleyball team at the Tokyo Games running Aug. 24 to Sept. 5.  Kozun, who is the youngest member on the Canadian squad, helped the team to earn its Games’ spot at a last-chance qualifier… Continue Reading “Kozun headed for Tokyo”

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”