Paralympics

The Paralympic wheelchair maker

Vince Ross suffered a car crash at the age of 22, becoming a wheelchair user. He explains to the BBC’s Ellis Palmer how his Paralympic experience led him to create a successful wheelchair-making business in Liverpool. BBC News … READ MORE

Home is where the heart is for Alana Ramsay

Canadian alpine skier aiming to end World Cup season on a high in Kimberley. Alana Ramsay is a four-time world championship medallist. Andrea Carloni for the IPC International Paralympic Committee February 7, 2018 Canadian Alana … READ MORE

Swimming the dream

Jack Gill is one step closer to reaching his Summer Games dream. The 13-year-old Upper Canada Swim Club (UCSC) member was recently identified as a potential athlete for the 2020 and/or 2024 Paralympics and was invited to take part in … READ MORE

Leaning into the Ogo – seated Segway

In a 2016 video, a man seated on a cool-looking modified Segway called an Ogo wowed viewers with a slick demo of the device’s hands-free driving capabilities. By simply leaning in the direction he wanted to go, the rider … READ MORE

IPC Para-Nordic World Cup 2017 in Canmore

The Alberta World Cup Society is excited and proud to announce that Canmore will host the International Paralympic Committee Para-Nordic World Cup on December 7-18, 2017. With over 100 of the world’s best para-athletes, this … READ MORE
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