I’ve learned a lot about myself as a journalist, and as a person, throughout my time in Rio.
Tristen Chernove, Canada’s top Paralympic cyclist, put on quite the gutsy performance in Rio on Friday. He turned a near catastrophic 15th place finish into a career defining moment in the men’s C1-2-3 road race. He displayed the kind of heart most would expect out of a Paralympic champion, by prevailing and finishing the race after a first lap crash.
Paralympian Benoit Huot swam the race of his life but it still wasn’t enough for him to reach the podium at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. The 19-time Paralympic medalist shaved two-tenths of a second off his personal best, despite finishing fifth against a field of strong swimmers in the men’s S10 100-metre backstroke.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Abi Tripp was among Canada’s Paralympic ‘Young Guns’ on display at the Aquatic Stadium on Thursday morning. The 15-year old Kingston, Ont.-native surprised many by joining two other Canadians in finals with a chance to get on to the podium Thursday night. Head coach Craig McCord was very impressed with […]