1. Canadian Paralympians Ready to Show What They Can Do

    <!-- @page { size: 8.5in 11in; margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> The 2008 Paralympic Summer Games get underway in Beijing in just two days, and the Canadian team is ...

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  2. Basketball Team Gunning for Third-Straight Paralympic Gold Medal

    <!-- @page { size: 8.5in 11in; margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> By Mary Beth Walker The Canadian men’s wheelchair basketball team is looking for ...

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  3. Beijing to Be a Family Affair for Boccia Player Paul Gauthier

    It has been a big summer so far for Canadian Boccia Player Paul <!-- @page { size: 8.5in 11in; margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0...

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  4. Eight-Year-Old Dream Comes True for Female Wheelchair Rugby Player

    By Mary Beth Walker The only female on Canada’s wheelchair rugby team, Erika Schmutz is heading to her first Paralympic Games eight years after being introduced to the sport in rehabilitation...

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  5. Ottawa’s Thomas Looking for Great ‘lift’ at Beijing Paralympic Games

    By Rachal FleurySally Thomas knew from an early age that she wanted to go to the Paralympic Games one day. She just needed to find the right sport...

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  6. Nova Scotia siblings riding waves to Paralympic Games

    By Rachal Fleury When Devin Gotell saw how much traveling his sister, Chelsey, got to do as a competitive swimmer, he decided he wanted to do the same...

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  7. Low and Tardif lead Canada’s Mission staff to Beijing

    By Rachal Fleury Behind every team of Canadian athletes at a Paralympic Games is a team of dedicated individuals known as the “Mission staff...

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  8. Canada's Paralympic team aiming for top-five finish in Beijing 2008

    By Mary Beth Walker The 143 athletes – 80 men and 63 women – named Tuesday to the Canadian team heading to the Beijing 2008 Summer Paralympic Games this September are aiming to propel Canada to a top-five finish...

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  9. Daniel moves from representing Canada on battlefields to competitive sport field

    By Mary Beth Walker Injured soldier Steve Daniel has made the Canadian team that is heading to the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games. He is the first modern-day soldier to make Canada’s Paralympic team...

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  10. Canadian women’s goalball players feel no pressure to three peat

    By Rachal Fleury A lot can happen in four years. That is why women’s goalball player Amy Alsop says there isn’t a lot of pressure for the Canadian team to win its third-straight ...

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  11. Evans takes aim at gold in new archery division in Beijing

    By Mary Beth Walker Archer Kevin Evans is a straight shooter when it comes to talking about the introduction of the open compound category of archery at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games this September – he couldn’t be more enthusiastic...

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  12. Paralympic running is a long-distance endeavor for Dunkerley and Dailey

    By Rachal Fleury The traditional gift for a 10-year anniversary is tin or aluminum. But Canadian visually impaired runner Jason Dunkerley and his guide*, Greg Dailey, plan on celebrating their 10 years as running partners with gold...

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  13. Benoit Huot breaks Own Seven-year-old World Record

    By Mary Beth Walker It may not seem like much time to get anything done, but for Canadian Paralympic swimmer Benoit Huot, 2.21 seconds is just enough time to break a world record and reflect on seven years of dedication and training...

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  14. Beijing Paralympics: Canada Looks To Remain a World Leader

    By Rachal Fleury and Mary Beth Walker Have you ever seen Patrick Anderson drop a three-pointer at the buzzer or Chantal Petitclerc race to a record in the 800 meters? If not, you’re missing out on some great sport...

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