Paralympic Medallist, Law School Graduate and Leader in Canadian Sport Josh Vander Vies Announces Retirement From Competition

The Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association (CCPSA) proudly celebrates the boccia career of Paralympian Josh Vander Vies, a BC4 pairs bronze medalist at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, as he announces his retirement from the sport, closing an 11-year career as a member of the Canadian team. Vander Vies’ first major international competition was the…

Canadian Paralympic Committee Congratulates Josh Dueck on Career

OTTAWA – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is proud to congratulate three-time Paralympic medallist Josh Dueck (Kimberley, B.C), a champion and trailblazer in para-alpine skiing, who announced his retirement earlier today. Dueck won gold and silver medals at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games and was named Team Canada’s flag bearer for the Closing Ceremony. He also won…

Stephanie Dixon named Canada’s Assistant Chef De Mission for Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

OTTAWA – The Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC) is pleased to announce that three-time Paralympic swimmer Stephanie Dixon (Brampton, Ont. now living in Whitehorse, Yukon) has been named Team Canada’s Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games. Dixon competed at the Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games and won a total…

Four-Time Paralympian Elisabeth Walker-Young named Canada’s Chef De Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games

TORONTO – The Canadian Paralympic Committee is pleased to announce that four-time Paralympic swimmer Elisabeth Walker-Young (North Vancouver, B.C.) has been named Team Canada’s Chef de Mission for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games. Walker-Young competed at four Paralympic Games in swimming, winning six medals (three gold, one silver and two bronze). She was Team Canada’s…