Wednesday, August 5, 2014
It is Sunday August 3rd and the team had its first practice at the competition venue. Yesterday was a well-earned day off as the athletes re-charged their batteries and prepared for training at the competition venue. Staff also enjoyed a day-off and ventured into the l
Day # 3 Thursday July 31, 2014
Team Canada arrived safe and sound in Denmark but our journey had its moments. A lightning storm in Toronto delayed our departure by four hours of which 2 hours were sitting in the plane. A quick 7 hour journey in the air to Copenhage
The second day of the Denmark Wheelchair Rugby Challenge sees a full slate of games, and all eight teams in action. By the end of Friday the semi final picture should be much clearer.
The Denmark Wheelchair Rugby Challenge started with a bang, included a major upset and saw another underdog push a game to the wire. All teams came to play and it showed as spectators and online viewers were treated to two high quality and high intensity games.
The first day of the Denmark Wheelchair Challenge is tomorrow and features two exciting match-ups. The first of which sees the host 12th ranked Denmark taking 6th ranked and defending European champions Sweden in a Pool A match-up.
Eight of the world’s best wheelchair rugby teams are in Copenhagen, Denmark this week to take part in the Denmark Wheelchair Rugby Challenge.
As we look forward to Rio 2016, a new quadrennial brings excitement and opportunity to our High Performance Program. We remember fondly our silver medal performance at London Paralympic Games but know that we have a lot of hard work ahead of us to reach our goal of gold medal in 2016.
Check out Episode 1 of our "Road to Gold" video blog. In this episode, we profile the Opening Ceremonies (with G as our proud flagbearer) and go behind the scenes when Team Canada plays a friendly match against Japan. We've also got a new reporter: Jason Crone. Check it out!