Tag Archives: Mark Ideson

Tag Archives: Mark Ideson

Wheelchair curling research underway at University of Waterloo

Curler Mark Ideson and University of Waterloo researcher Brock Laschowski (Photo courtesy Dr. John McPhee)
July 6, 2015

Paralympic gold-medalist Mark Ideson is throwing stones at the KW Granite Club in Waterloo, Ont., but it’s not the stones placement that’s getting all the attention. No, today the focus is on what he’s wearing: an advanced motion tracking suit that scientists and engineers at the University of Waterloo are using to develop the first-ever biomechanical model of a wheelchair curler in an attempt to improve performance and minimize the risk of injury.

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Team Canada falls short of playoffs at Wheelchair Worlds

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February 11, 2015

Canada will not compete for a medal at the 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship after losing its final two games of the round-robin and finishing 4-5 at the Kisakallio Sports Institute in Lohja, Finland.

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Team Canada in the hunt after two wins at Wheelchair Worlds

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February 10, 2015

Canada is gaining momentum after winning both games on Tuesday at the 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Lohja, Finland.

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Team Canada splits Monday games at World Wheelchair Championship

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February 9, 2015

Team Canada had one win and one loss in a pair of games that came down to the last rock at the 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Lohja, Finland.

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Team Canada splits Sunday session at Wheelchair Worlds

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February 8, 2015

Team Canada picked up some momentum with a win to close out Sunday after dropping its first game of the day at the 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Lohja, Finland.

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Team Canada named for 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship

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January 15, 2015

Canada will be putting a new-look team on the ice when the 2015 World Wheelchair Curling Championship gets underway Feb. 7 in Lohja, Finland, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association.

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Team Canada wheelchair curlers honoured

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September 23, 2014

The honours continue to flow for Canada’s wheelchair curling Paralympians.

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Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship starts Monday in Boucherville, Que.

April 25, 2014

The 11th Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship begins Monday at the Club de curling de Boucherville.

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Canada’s golden again at the Paralympic Winter Games

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March 15, 2014

Canada won an unprecedented third straight gold medal in wheelchair curling at the Paralympic Winter Games and this time did it in front of an enthusiastic and raucous crowd, beating Russia 8-3 in the final match of the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games. 

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Canada claims third straight Paralympic gold!

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March 15, 2014

We’re golden, three times over!

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Lopsided victory and loss for Canada on last day of round robin play

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March 13, 2014

On the last day of round robin play at the 2014 Paralympic Games, matches in wheelchair curling Canada’s day in the Ice Cube can only be described as interesting.

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Canada’s wheelchair curlers qualify for semifinals in Sochi

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March 12, 2014

Canada defeated Korea 10-4 in Day 5 action to secure a spot in the playoffs of the wheelchair curling event at the 2014 Paralympic games in Sochi, Russia.

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Canada comes from behind to defeat China at Paralympics

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March 11, 2014

Today’s contest against an up-and-coming China team did not disappoint the fans but probably gave Team Canada coach Joe Rea a few grey hairs as Canada came from behind to defeat China 8-5 in Sochi today.

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Wheelchair curlers split games in today's action in Sochi

March 10, 2014

Canada defeats USA 7-2 but later drop their first game of the tournament 8-6 to Norway in Monday’s wheelchair curling action at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Canadian wheelchair curlers continue their winning ways

March 9, 2014

The Canadian wheelchair curling team picked up from where they left off after yesterday’s big wins over Great Britain and Russia, defeating Sweden 7-4 in Sunday’s action at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

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