Six top 10 results for Canada during the two IPC para-snowboard World Cups

BIG WHITE, BRITISH COLUMBIA (MARCH 29, 2013) – Two IPC para-snowboard World Cups were hosted this week at Big White Ski Resort under stellar conditions. Presented on the same course as the Sport Chek Snowboardcross National Championships ongoing all week, six Canadians made their way into the top-10 during the two competitions.

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On Thursday’s World Cup, the 2009 World Champion Tyler Mosher from Whistler, BC was just shy of the podium finishing in third position. Ontario’s John […]

By |March 30th, 2013|Athletics, On the Web, Snowboarding, Tyler in the News|0 Comments

Mosher Liking his Chances in Sochi Next Year

Whistler rider earns top-five finish at Sochi Paralympic test event – para-snowboading
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Tyler Mosher now has a good sense of what it will take to become a Paralympic champion one year from now.

The Whistler snowboarder finished fifth in the men’s lower limb impairment class at the test event in Sochi, Russia, last Thursday (March 7) on a course that Mosher likes and feels he will be competitive on during the 2014 Games.

“Now that I […]

By |March 14th, 2013|Athletics, Blog Post, Snowboarding, Tyler in the News|0 Comments

Racing for Sochi

I am so excited to race around the world this year achieving new goals at a higher level than ever before. Twenty-Thirteen is kicking off as a great start to something very special for me. It is a year where I have started a couple (too many) goal achieving processes that I hope to actually enjoy or at least focus more on enjoying the actual process of the achievable goals I have set for myself. […]

By |February 6th, 2013|Athletics, General, Paralympic Winter Games, Snowboarding|0 Comments

Canada Snowboard to host Para-Snowboard World Cup at Big White

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA (JANUARY 14, 2013) – Canada Snowboard will host the International Paralympic Para-Snowboarding World Cup of the season at Big White Ski Resort in the Okanagan this March.

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Para-Snowboarding makes its debut at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games and the Canadian team is determined to make an impressive showing on the international stage at that event.

Hosting an event in Canada will give Canadian National Team athletes Tyler Mosher (Whistler, B.C.), Ian Lockey (Trail, B.C.), John […]

By |January 14th, 2013|Athletics, On the Web, Snowboarding, Tyler in the News|0 Comments

Mosher wins silver at inaugural para snowboard competition

Landgraaf, Netherlands (November 27, 2012) – Canadian Tyler Mosher earned two silver medals in the sling-shot snowboardcross event at para snowboarding’s competitive debut here last week.

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Last May the International Paralympic Committee announced that para-snowboarding had earned a berth alongside para-skiing in the 2014 Sochi Paralymics. With 30 riders from ten countries competing, the Landgraaf event, which took place at an indoor snowfield, represented a milestone for the nascent discipline.

Whistler, B.C.’s Mosher, an incomplete paraplegic with 40 […]

AthletesCAN celebrates Sports Day in Canada with its 7th Annual KidsCAN School Day event in Toronto at Bill Crothers Secondary School

AthletesCAN celebrates Sports Day in Canada with its 7th Annual KidsCAN School Day event in Toronto at Bill Crothers Secondary School
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AthletesCAN kicked off its 2012 Forum with the 7th annual KidsCAN School Day on Friday, September 28th at Bill Crothers Secondary School. Over 50 athletes met with more than 700 students from the Toronto region for a day of sporting activities and fun!

KidsCAN School Day is an opportunity for school children in […]

By |September 28th, 2012|On the Web, Tyler in the News|0 Comments