Tag Archives: Mark Ideson

Tag Archives: Mark Ideson

Canada finishes strong at World Wheelchair Championship

World Wheelchair Curling Championships, Lucerne, Switzerland
February 27, 2016

They may not be coming home with a medal, but a gutsy performance by Jim Armstrong, Ina Forrest, Dennis Thiessen, Mark Ideson, alternate Sonja Gaudet and coach Wayne Kiel to defeat Germany 6-3 on the final day of round robin competition at the 2016 World Wheelchair Championship means that Team Canada secures a spot in next year’s event without having to play through a relegation round.

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Another loss for Team Canada at World Wheelchair Championship

World Wheelchair Curling Championships, Lucerne, Switzerland
February 25, 2016

The struggles continue for Team Canada at the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship, as they gave up two stolen ends on the way to a 10-2 loss on Thursday afternoon in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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First win for Team Canada at World Wheelchair Championship

Team Canada second Dennis Thiessen delivers his rock assisted by third Ina Forrest and lead Mark Ideson at the World Wheelchair Curling Championships, Lucerne, Switzerland (WCF/Céline Stucki photo)
February 24, 2016

Team Canada ended a three-game winless streak and stole three ends on the way to a 9-3 defeat of Slovakia at the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship on Wednesday afternoon in Lucerne, Switzerland.

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Team Canada opens Wheelchair Worlds on Sunday

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February 19, 2016

A veteran-laden Canadian team will begin its quest for gold on Sunday in Lucerne, Switzerland, when the 2016 World Wheelchair Curling Championship gets underway.

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Wheelchair curling national team set for world championship

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December 22, 2015

Canada’s world-No. 1-ranked wheelchair curling program will begin its push to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games with a familiar lineup, albeit with an eye on the future, it was announced today by Curling Canada.

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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

World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2015
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

World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2015
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

World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2015
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

World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2015
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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