Greg Westlake (R) of Canada and Audun Bakke of Norway compete for the puck during Ice Sledge Hockey in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
Canada is sending 55 athletes to Pyeongchang for the Winter Paralympic Games, which kick off Friday. Nineteen of those athletes are from Ontario.
Six athletes and a coach have been selected to be part of the British Paralympic Association’s (BPA) Paralympic Inspiration Programme (PIP) here at Pyeongchang 2018.
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Brenna Huckaby reacts to winning the women's SB-LL1 snowboardcross at the Paralympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on March 12, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.
“I don't think any athlete can shake off a disappointment like this easily. But what I can do is give myself half an hour to feel absolutely rat shit.
Paralympians enter their chosen sport for all sorts of reasons – whether they have experienced a life-long disability or had a life-changing illness or event – but few have a back-story as dramatic as Australian para-snowboarder Sean Pollard.
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Japanese para alpine skier Momoka Muraoka waves to the cheering crowd after finishing second in the para alpine downhill, at Jeongseon in South Korea, on Saturday.
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As sighted guide, Falk skis ahead of Jensen issuing voice commands and information about changes in pitch, rhythm and snow conditions, while racing at speeds of up to 120 kilometres.
Vernon’s Curt Minard finished sixth in the first-ever Para snowboard banked slalom Paralympics event.
The sport made its Paralympics debut Friday at the Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Minor's gold: Frisco resident Mike Minor wins Paralympic snowboard gold in banked slalom; Purdy rallies for bronze - Summit Daily News
What a week it's been at the Paralympics for Frisco resident Mike Minor.
Earlier this week, Minor was momentarily devastated after a semifinal wreck in his Paralympic division's snowboard cross race.
Andrew Kurka makes his Paralympic debut in PyeongChang in Alpine skiing’s downhill – sitting event, where he is the reigning world championships gold medalist.
One of the words that para snowboarder Curt Minard lives by is believe.
Ten years ago, the 38-year-old didn't have much as he fought for his life after being involved in an electrical contact accident during work as a powerline technician.
"Third time lucky maybe," she said, as she arrived home with the 15-member Australian team after 10 days of competition in South Korea.
Alana Ramsay’s need for speed has served her well.
Ever since she took to the slopes at Canada Olympic Park at a young age, Ramsay had a strong desire to get to the bottom of the hill as fast as she could.
Britain's Menna Fitzpatrick is guided down the course by Jen KehoeParalympic Games on the BBCVenue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-18 March Time in Pyeongchang: GMT +9Coverage: Follow on Radio 5 live and via the BBC Sport website.
After two disappointments, a bout of illness and a frustrating wait, Melissa Perrine's promising PyeongChang campaign has led to her first Winter Paralympics medal.
Four years ago, U.S. men registered a Paralympic podium sweep for the first time ever. Mike Shea, the snowboard cross silver medalist, was part of that historic moment.
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There’s more snowboard silver in these Summit County hills after all.
Less than a month after Silverthorne residents and good friends Red Gerard and Kyle Mack won gold and silver in snowboard slopestyle and big air respectively, fellow Silverthorne resident Amy Purdy made it three first and second place snowboard medals from the South Korea Olympic and Paralympic Games for Summit County.
Even on Alex Massie's hulking hand, his shimmering ring sticks out.
"It's my family crest. The motto at the bottom is fac et spera, and it means do and hope," he explains.