Gauthier hoping to inspire young Canadians to take up her paddle

Canada’s Christine Gauthier, paracanoe legend, places fourth in Rio after a storied career on the water. Looking forward, she hopes to inspire young Canadians to come forward and participate in her sport, which has been added to the Paralympics for the first time.

Moments after race finishes, Dupont already looking ahead to Saturday

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Paralympian Ilana Dupont has already moved on to preparing for her next race, after a top eight finish in athletics on Thursday night. With the T53 100m race over after she posted a time of 17.82 seconds, the Saskatoon, SK native is competing in two more events at the Games, […]

Paralympic gold medallist Chelsey Gotell helping Canada as staff member

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Two-time Paralympic gold medallist Chelsey Gotell has been around the block enough times that she can help Team Canada in many ways, from words of advice to pre-game rituals. The Antigonish, N.S. native, who has reached the podium 12 times – including winning at the 2004 and 2008 Games – […]

Abi Tripp breaks two Canadian records in one day at nationals

TORONTO – Canadian para-swimmer Abi Tripp broke a 14-year old record earlier Thursday night – and then broke it again hours later. The Kingston Ont., native participated in the SM8 classification heats for the 200m women’s individual medley, where she broke Andrea Cole’s 2002 record of 3:03.04 with a personal best of 3:00.98. In the […]