Tag Archives: wheelchair curling (page 2)

Tag Archives: wheelchair curling

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 claims third straight Paralympic gold!

March 15, 2014

We’re golden, three times over!

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Veteran-laden Canadian team nominated for Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games

December 6, 2013

It will be a battle-tested team that that has been nominated to play for a third consecutive wheelchair curling gold medal for Canada at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, March 7 to 16 in Sochi, Russia, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association and Canadian Paralympic Committee.

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Wheelchair Curling: Sharing skills and building friendships in Boucherville

October 25, 2013

When members of the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Team journeyed to Boucherville, Que., Oct. 3-6 for a weekend on the ice with 2013 Canadian champions, Team Quebec, the focus was on training techniques and skill-sharing, but it was also on building strong connections among high-performance wheelchair curlers across Canada.

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2014 Canadian Wheelchair Championship awarded to Boucherville, Que.

June 24, 2013

The reigning champions will get a chance to defend their title in their home province at the 2014 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship, it was announced today by the Canadian Curling Association.

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A conversation with Andy Jones, wheelchair curling coach

April 25, 2013

Andy Jones of Calgary recently coached Team Alberta to the bronze medal at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Ottawa. Jones works with both able-bodied and wheelchair curlers, and he’s a role model for coaches who might be looking to expand their repertoire of coaching experiences.

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Wheelchair Curling: A New Learning Curve

April 2, 2013

Following the first-ever Wheelchair Curling Long-term Athlete Development (LTAD) Summit earlier this winter, athletes and coaches around the country have been trying out new best practices in order to further the sport in Canada.

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Canada claims gold medal at Wheelchair Worlds

February 23, 2013

Canada’s wheelchair curlers have struck gold in Russia.

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Team Canada sailing along at Wheelchair Worlds

February 18, 2013

Team Canada continues to set the pace at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Sochi, Russia.

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Team Canada to chase gold at World Wheelchair Curling Championship

February 12, 2013

Canada’s most decorated wheelchair curler has a piece of advice for the rookies on the team that will compete at the 2013 World Wheelchair Curling Championship, beginning on Saturday in Sochi, Russia.

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Wheelchair Curling LTAD Summit: “No cookie-cutter approach”

November 6, 2012

Athletes, coaches, representatives from the Canadian Curling Association, member associations, and provincial and national sport organizations gathered recently in Ottawa for the first-ever Wheelchair Curling Long-term Athlete Development (LTAD) Summit to share best practices for developing the sport both recreationally and competitively in Canada.

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Wheelchair curling: Real curling, really competitive

September 13, 2012

Wheelchair curling is a fast developing Paralympic sport in need of dedicated coaches at every level. Where are they?

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There’s a New Lord of the Rings – Saskatchewan!

March 25, 2012

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)…..Can anyone derail Team Alberta? With an overall record of 10-1, Bruno Yizek’s rink has been the class of the field in this week’s Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships. Three time finalists, but never champions, and with plenty of experience right through their lineup, Alberta will bring a wealth of poise and determination to this game.

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Alberta’s Bruno Yizek Advances to Championship Final!

March 24, 2012

By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek…A Battle of the Titans! The afternoon 1 vs 2 Page Playoff featured Bruno Yizek’s Alberta foursome and Darwin Bender’s Team Saskatchewan.  Alberta (8-1 round robin record) has been the class of the field all week.  Saskatchewan (7-2) was almost as good.  Both teams boast talent and experience and this matchup lived up to its billing.

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It’s Crunch Time for Quebec and Ontario

March 24, 2012

(By Rob Neff and Sarah Mendek)…..Competition is really heating up at the Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships as page playoff action begins.  The 3-4 game pitted Mark Ideson’s Team Ontario against Benoit Lessard’s Team Quebec, with the winner moving on to Sunday’s semi-final. 

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