Starting today, 14 athletes will be relaying a dream catcher 363 kilometres across Saskatchewan. The group is travelling from Prince Albert to Regina in 10 days and stopping at communities along the way to raise awareness about ParaSports and how people can get involved. The Saskatchewan ParaSport Tour Dream Relay was started by Paralympic cross-country skier … Continue reading Saskatchewan’s first provincial ParaSport relay begins
Darrell Nordell, one of our coaches for Wheelchair Basketball from Alberta had a great time giving an introduction to Syrian Refugees. Here are a few pictures to show how much fun they had in Nova Scotia this past weekend. Glad to see them enjoying the sport!
Huge congratulations to the following athletes nominated to the Canadian Paralympic Team! TEAM CANADA MEN Ben Moronchuk (Edmonton, Alta.) Chad Jassman (Calgary, Alta.) Peter Won (Blackfalds, Alta.) Assistant Coach – Darrell Nordell (Edmonton, Alta.) TEAM CANADA WOMEN Arinn Young (Legal, Alta.) The Rio 2016 Paralympic Games take place September 7 to 18. The wheelchair basketball … Continue reading Canadian Paralympic Team – Basketball
Wheelchair tennis crowned two new Grand Slam champions on Saturday when Gustavo Fernandez of Argentina and Marjolein Buis of Netherlands delivered winning performances at Roland Garros. For the 22-year-old Fernandez it was three times lucky in hoisting the trophy after defeating reigning Australian Open champion Gordon Reid of Great Britain 76(4) 61. Fernandez had previously … Continue reading Fernandez, Buis seal first Roland Garros titles
Hyderabad, India will be the first to host this IWBF initiative from June 22-26, 2016. Thanks in part to the financial support of the AGITOS Foundation, the IWBF and The Wheelchair Basketball Federation of India (WBFI) the initiative will work to deliver four modules covering coaching/player development, classification, officiating and governance. IWBF is pleased to … Continue reading IWBF PREMIERES “INTRODUCTION TO WHEELCHAIR BASKETBALL FOR DEVELOPING NOWBS” PROJECT NEXT MONTH IN INDIA
Congratulations to the Alberta Roughnecks and the Alberta Bighorns for claiming Division 1 and Division 2 Bronze Medals at the 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championships this past weekend in Montreal, Quebec. Division 2: Rob MacIsaac- best 0.5 and rookie of the year Ken Hicks – best 2.0 Denam Stephens- best 3.0 Div 1 Zak Madell- best … Continue reading 2016 Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Championships