The Paralympics opening ceremony is today!
We salute the participating athletes and look forward to an exciting series of sporting events.
As a Canadian-based website, we like to highlight a few Canadians with spinal cord injury taking part of this historic event:
Two-time gold medallist Sonja Gaudet will be Canada’s flag-bearer at the 2014 Paralympic Game. Learn more about Sonjet Gaudet here.
Kevin Rempel from Team Canada’s sledge hockey team. Learn about Kevin Rempel here.
Some other Canadians athletes being profiled include:
Colette Bourgonje – Para-Nordic skiing
Josh Dueck – Para-alpine skiing
Kimberly Joines – Para-alpine skiing
Read about them here
You can follow the achievements of Team Canada at: http://paralympique.ca/sochi-2014
And you can follow all the athletes at the official 2014 paralympics webpage at: http://www.sochi2014.com/en