Manitoba’s Dennis Thiessen and Alberta’s Jack Smart will battle for gold, and Ontario’s Jim Armstrong and Northern Ontario’s Doug Dean will decide who takes home the bronze medal after a day of playoff action wrapped up at the 2019 Canadian Wheelchair Championship in Boucherville, Que.
The playoff match-ups are set at the 2019 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Boucherville, Que., after the final round robin draw wrapped up on Monday evening at the Club de curling de Boucherville. After four days of pool play, the six teams moving forward to the playoffs have been determined.
Canadian wheelchair curling skip Mark Ideson is confident that focusing on the small details will lead to big picture results at the 2019 World Wheelchair Curling Championship in Stirling, Scotland from March 3-10.
A veteran-laden lineup has met the criteria for nomination to the Canadian Paralympic Committee to represent this country in wheelchair curling at the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, it was announced today by Curling Canada.
When Manitoba skip Dennis Thiessen turned to his team to celebrate winning the gold medal at the 2017 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship earlier this month, he was met with an unexpected response from his lead: “I want to keep playing,” protested Carolyn Lindner, in her first season with the team. “I’m just finding my groove!”
“This one feels special,” said Manitoba’s Dennis Thiessen after leading his Winnipeg team to an 11-1 win over Alberta’s Jack Smart to claim the gold medal at the 14th Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship in Boucherville, Que.
Alberta’s Jack Smart will lead the way into the playoffs after finishing in first place as the round robin wrapped up on Friday afternoon at the 2017 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship at the Club de curling Boucherville, Que.
Some familiar names are already making their presence felt as the 14th Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship got underway Monday in Boucherville, Que., at the Club de curling Boucherville in the Complexe sportif Duval Auto.
The 14th Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championship gets underway Monday in Boucherville, Que., at the Club de curling Boucherville in the Complexe sportif Duval Auto. It marks the third time in the last four years that the city has hosted the event.
Team Canada’s wheelchair curlers won’t be just seeking a world championship, but they’ll also be getting the lay of the land when they play at the 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship, beginning on Friday (Eastern time).