Pierre Mainville is an experienced athlete, in more ways than one. The 48-year-old Quebec native has been competing in wheelchair fencing for the past 20 years, after becoming a paraplegic as the result of being…
2016 Rio Paralympics
Thursday the Toronto Raptors won its first NBA title, but they weren’t the only basketball team in Canada that night with a noteworthy victory.
In our final episode, we take a look at Canada’s bronze medal match against Japan in wheelchair rugby, Brent Lakatos’ shot at his fourth medal of the games, if Canada can keep up the success in the pool, and the memorable closing ceremonies.
Today, Canada loses a tight game in Wheelchair Rugby, Michelle Stilwell captures her second Gold on the track and we joined in studio with ex-Paralympic swimmer Andrew Haley.
Today, we look at Benoit Huot and Aurelie Rivard’s continued dominance in the water, a tight game of “Murderball” between Canada and Great Britain, and we feature Renee Foessel as she gets set chase discus gold.
A champion wheelchair racer says his time on the basketball court prepared him for greatness on the track. And who’s to argue with Brent Lakatos after this second three-medal Paralympic performance.
Today, we talk, Canada’s dominant cycling team, Katarina Roxon, Wheelchair Rugby and learn the incredible story of Alex Zanardi.
Today, we talk Aurelie Rivard’s third medal and her team-mate Tess Routliffe performance.
Tristen Chernove makes his living off the air but, in Rio, he’s making his name on the road and track.
The airport executive from Cranbrook, B.C., won gold in the men’s paracycling time trial at the scenic seaside course Wednesday, completing his Paralympic rainbow that includes silver and bronze on the track earlier in the Paralympic Games.
Paralympian Jason Dunkerley discusses his probable retirement and what the games mean to him.