2016 Birmingham National Wheelchair Tennis Championships


Laurie finished first in Men’s (Singles) Flight 1 putting him 6th place overall in the competition. Kyle finished third in Men’s (Singles) Flight 2 putting him 13th place overall. Laurie & Kyle also competed as a Doubles team making it to the Quarter Final before being eliminated. GREAT JOB GUYS!!! For the complete results from … Continue reading 2016 Birmingham National Wheelchair Tennis Championships

The (De) Composition of a Recovering Paralympian


Former Paralympian and current professor Danielle Peers offers a deeply personal account of coping with the complicated politics of disability as she competed in elite wheelchair basketball. The interrogation It is dark here. I am alone, or at least, I feel alone. It feels like years since I have been here: since they have been … Continue reading The (De) Composition of a Recovering Paralympian

BTG Wheelchair Tennis Program


  The weekly wheelchair tennis program in Calgary just wrapped up their 7 week fall program. Many thanks to all participants, to coach Mackenzie Quigley for coaching, and to the The OSTEN & VICTOR Alberta Tennis Centre for staging the program at their fabulous facility! For information about future WSA tennis programming please contact us … Continue reading BTG Wheelchair Tennis Program

Rio 2016: Canadian Paralympic Committee announces Team Canada for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games


RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL, Aug. 29, 2016 /CNW/ – It is with great excitement and pride that the Canadian Paralympic Committee today announced the athletes and coaches who will make up Team Canada at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, to be held Sept. 7 to 18. Canada will bring a total of 162 athletes to compete in 19 sports, including … Continue reading Rio 2016: Canadian Paralympic Committee announces Team Canada for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Young Rolls To Rio


The journey of a lifetime for wheelchair basketball player Arinn Young is competing for Canada at the Rio 2016 Paralympics. Young, nicknamed Juice, is the only Albertan and one of six Paralympic newcomers on the 12-player roster for Rio. Read more: http://www.stalbertgazette.com/article/Young-rolls-to-Rio-20160608