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From Coast to coast to coast, join Greg Westlake to explore Canada's Para Sport scenes with the latest news from the world of blind, para and adaptive sport.

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Canada

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From Coast to coast to coast, join Greg Westlake to explore Canada's Para Sport scenes with the latest news from the world of blind, para and adaptive sport.

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English

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8669235256


Episodes
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Para Sport Update - July 16th, 2024

7/16/2024
In this Para Sport Update we reveal Canada’s Paralympic Teams for Paris in Wheelchair Rugby, Para Triathlon & Para Judo. Meanwhile in Europe, Canada’s Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team takes the crown in a Dutch Tournament while our Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Team preps for games against the Dutch, British & Germans.

Duration:00:01:30

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Para Sport Update - July 9th, 2024

7/9/2024
In this Para Sport Update, Canadian athletes race to secure their spots at the Paris Paralympics as Montreal plays host to the 2024 Bell Track and Field Olympic and Paralympic Trial & Para Triathlon’s final qualification opportunity.

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Para Sport Update - June 25th, 2024

6/25/2024
In today’s Para Sport Update the third World Triathlon Para Series event of 2024 cycles across the Welsh coast before heading to Montreal for round four; and In Para-Cycling, Canada’s best descended on Quebec for the 2024 Canadian National Road Championships.

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Para Sport Update - June 18th, 2024

6/18/2024
In this Para Sport Update, Canadian Athletes score world records and an impressive medal haul at the Paris 2024 Para-Athletics Grand Prix; Canada’s Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team impresses at the Women’s Para Volleyball Super Six Tournament in France & Canada’s Women’s and Men’s Wheelchair Basketball Teams paths are set for the Paris Paralympics.

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Para Sport Update - June 11th, 2024

6/11/2024
With the Paris Paralympics fast approaching, Canadian Athletes are put to the test around the globe; from the World Para Athletics Nottwil 2024 Grand Prix in Switzerland, to Wheelchair Rugby action at the 2024 Canada Cup in B.C., to Wheelchair Tennis at the French Open in Paris it was a busy week for our Paralympic hopefuls.

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Para Sport Update - June 4th, 2023

6/4/2024
In this Para Sport Update Canada’s Paralympic Swim Team come home from the IDM Berlin World Series with medals and a new world record, Rob Shaw continues his winning ways in doubles tennis at the Open International de Royan in France, and we preview the upcoming 2024 Wheelchair Rugby Canada Cup in Vancouver.

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Para Sport Update - May 28th, 2024

5/28/2024
In this Para Sport Update the Countdown to Paris continues as Greg Stewart comes out of retirement to earn shotput silver at the 2024 Para Athletics World Championships in Japan; Canada’s Women’s Goalball Team competes in Sweden’s Malmo Lady Cup & in Edmonton, Canada's Women's Sitting Volleyball Team sharpen their skills as the Paralympics approach.

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Para Sport Update - May 21st, 2024

5/21/2024
In this Para Sport Update find out who earned their ticket to the 2024 Paralympics at the Paralympic Swimming Trials in Toronto; Canada wins a pair of medals in the 3rd Round of the 2024 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Cup in Italy; Quebec and Ontario face off in the finals of the 2024 National Para Hockey Championships; and Ontario defeats Ontario at the 2024 Wheelchair Rugby Nationals in Calgary.

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Para Sport Update - May 14th, 2024

5/14/2024
In this Para Sport Update Canadian Athletes win medals around the globe in heated action at the 2024 World Para Ice Hockey Championships in Calgary, 2024 Para Triathlon World Series Yokohama & in Para Kayak at the 2024 ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Hungary.

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Para Sport Update - May 7th, 2024

5/7/2024
In the latest Para Sport Update we start the Countdown to Paris with Round II of the 2024 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Cup in Belgium; Canada stumbles in singles play but fare better in mixed doubles at the Boccia World Cup in Montreal, and Team Canada is off to a hot start at the 2024 World Para Hockey Championship in Calgary.

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Para Sport Update - April 30th, 2024

4/30/2024
In this Para Sport Update, the countdown to the Paris Paralympics is on with the Canadian Para Cycling Team racing to the streets of Belgium, while Team Canada prepares to host 2024 World Para Hockey Championship in Calgary, & Canadian Para Alpine skiing legend Mac Marcoux retires from competitive action.

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Para Sport Update - April 23rd, 2024

4/23/2024
In this Para Sport Update the Canadian Women’s Wheelchair Basketball team competes in Japan, stamping their ticket to the 2024 Paralympic Games; while Canadian Wheelchair Tennis Star Rob Shaw secures the doubles title at the Japan Open in Kobe. And in Ottawa a major funding boost is announced for the Athletes Assistance Program for the 2024-2025 season.

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Para Sport Update - April 16th, 2024

4/16/2024
In this Para Sport Update Canada’s Wheelchair Basketball and Sitting Volleyball teams look to clinch their spots in the Paris Paralympics; while the Canadian Blind Hockey Team continue their winning ways at the International Blind Ice Hockey Series.

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Para Sport Update - April 9th, 2024

4/9/2024
In this week’s Para Sport Update we cover the 2024 World Para Volleyball Final Paralympic Qualifiers in China; a member of Canada’s Para athletics team sets a new record in California en route to the 2024 Bell Track & Field Trials; and we preview the International Wheelchair Basketball Repechage Tournament coming up this weekend in France.

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Para Sport Update - April 2nd, 2024

4/2/2024
A modern-day gold rush hits the Yukon as the Para Snowboard World Cup season concludes on the slopes of Mt. Sima; Newfoundland & Labrador battle the hosting Saskatchewan team for gold at the 2024 Canadian Wheelchair Curling Championships in Moose Jaw; and Canada’s Blind Hockey Team is announced for the upcoming 2024 International Blind Ice Hockey Series in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Para Sport Update - March 26th, 2024

3/26/2024
This week, Canada’s Wheelchair Rugby Team punched their ticket to the Paris Paralympics with a big win over Germany! Plus, Mel Pemble earned a Silver and a Bronze at the UCI Track Para-Cycling World Championships in Brazil, Kalle Ericcson won the Visually Impaired slalom in Italy, and Tyler Turner performed brilliantly at the Para World Cup Snowboard Cross in BC!

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Para Sport Update - March 19th, 2024

3/19/2024
In this Para Sport Update Team Canada scores bronze, silver and a crystal globe at the Para Nordic World Cup Finals in Prince George; doubles action in the Bayou at the Cajun Classic Wheelchair Tennis Tournament; and Canadian Climbers reach the top at the 2024 US Para Climbing National Championships in Maryland. Links: Para Nordic World Cup Finals (Prince George, BC) Cajun Classic Wheelchair Tennis Tournament (Baton Rouge, LA) 2024 US Para Climbing National Championships (Gaithersburg, MD)

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Para Sport Update - March 12th, 2024

3/12/2024
In the latest Para Sport Update Canada’s Para Nordic Team wows the home crowd at the 2024 FIS Para Biathlon World Championships in Prince George, Canada’s Wheelchair Curling team competes for gold in South Korea at the SD BioSensor World Wheelchair Curling Championships and Canada’s Para Triathlon team have a hot start to their season at the 2024 Americas Para Triathlon in Miami.

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Para Sport Update - March 5th, 2024

3/5/2024
In this week’s Para Sport Update we follow Team Canada from the sheet to the snow with first round action from the SD Biosensor World Wheelchair Curling Championships in South Korea, then preview the Para Biathlon World Championships & Para Nordic World Cup Finals taking over Prince George, B.C. through the month of March. Official Website for SD Biosensor World Wheelchair Curling Championship 2024 - https://worldcurling.org/events/worldwheelchair/ Official Website for Prince George 2024 Para Biathlon World Championships & Nordic World Cup Finals - https://caledoniacompetitions.com/

Duration:00:01:29

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Para Sport Update - February 27th, 2024

2/27/2024
In this Para Sport Update we’ve got the latest in Wheelchair Basketball action from the 2024 Rocky Mountain Cup, Team Canada versus Team USA Sitting Volleyball match-ups in Boston, and Canada’s Wheelchair Curling Team preps for the SD Biosensor World Wheelchair Curling Championships in Korea.

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