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There’s no rest for the weary as the Canadian Paralympic boccia team landed back in Montreal from Tokyo in early September, and were set to begin training just two weeks later.
While there were no podium finishes for the team of four Quebecois that represented Canada at the Games, there were flashes on display at the games that bode well for the country’s future in the sport.
Mike Petizian helped propel the Kitchener Rangers to a 4-3 shootout victory against his hometown Mississauga Steelheads in front of a sold out (COVID regulations) Kitchener crowd of 1,000 Friday night.
The OHL is slowly gearing back up after an 18 month absence, mirroring the Rangers overall sluggish performance in the game. Petizian, the diminutive fourth year forward wasted no time getting on the board twice in the first six minutes to help bring Kitchener to a 2-1 record in the preseason.
Success begets high expectations, and in sports, high expectations begets immediate criticism and over-reaction if those lofty standards are not met.
This is certainly the case for Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen, who after a tremendous breakout campaign in 2020 that saw him finish runner-up to Aaron Rodgers in MVP voting, has started slow in both of his games in 2021, despite the Bills bouncing back from a week one loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers with a dominant 35-0 victory over the Miami Dolphins in week two.
Travelling 9,000 kilometres from Winnipeg, Man. to Tokyo, Japan to play in one’s first para-badminton tournament in 18 months might seem like a daunting prospect to some.
An old adage in sports is that your best players need to be your best players, and that was certainly the case for the Canadian women’s volleyball team in their 3-0 victory over host nation Japan Wednesday night at Makuhari Messe Hall.
When 22-year-old Olivia Meier steps onto the badminton court on Wednesday in the inaugural year of the event, she will be the first Canadian to ever participate in the sport at the Paralympics, as well as the sole representative from Manitoba at this year’s Games.
Montreal natives Alison Levine and Iulian Ciobanu both failed to qualify for the quarter-finals after the group play stage in the boccia mixed BC4 individual event at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. It’s a disappointing result…