Para-snowboarder Tyler Mosher announces retirement
Whistler – April 15, 2014
The two-time Paralympian is turning to new athletic goals after competing in Sochi.
Whistler native and two-time Paralympian Tyler Mosher is retiring after achieving his goal of getting para-snowboarding included in the 2014 Sochi Paralympics.
Having competed in both the Vancouver and Sochi Paralympics, the 42-year-old announced last week on Facebook that he was moving on from the sport.
“My goal was to help promote snowboarding for people living with […]
Top-12 finishes for Whistler riders in Sochi
Whistler – March 18, 2014
Leslie, Mosher earn solid finishes in Paralympic debut of snowboarding
Whistler riders Tyler Mosher and John Leslie both posted top-12 results to lead the Canadian team in Sochi when snowboarding made an impressive Paralympic debut last week.
Leslie finished seventh and Mosher placed 12th in the men’s race held Friday (March 14). Rossland’s Ian Lockey finished 21st in the men’s event, while Calgary’s Michelle Salt, the lone […]
Tyler Mosher, snowboarder, playing to win at Sochi Games
Sochi – March 13, 2014
‘I feel like I’ve already won gold, but I haven’t’
The journey for elite athletes to reach the peak of their sport comes with many challenges and bumps in the road. For Tyler Mosher, the journey has been nothing short of inspiring and rewarding.
On Dec 30, 2000, Mosher began his afternoon like any other day, snowboarding on B.C.’s Blackcomb Mountain with friends. He saw […]
MILESTONES OF CHAMPIONS: THE JOURNEYS OF CANADA’S PARALYMPIANS
A three-part AMI original documentary series providing an intimate look at the lives of eight Canadian athletes on their respective paths to the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Each episode reveals the major challenges the athletes have experienced throughout their lives, and how they overcame them on their journey to the Games.
The journey begins with three veterans of para-sport. World champion para-snowboarder Tyler Mosher, para-Nordic multi-medalist […]
N.S. native a snowboard threat at Paralympics
Halifax, NS – March 5, 2014
In some ways, seeing para-snowboard in the 2014 Paralympics will be like watching the birth of a child for Tyler Mosher.
The Nova Scotia native, in British Columbia for the past two decades, is one of the founders of para-snowboard in Canada and an advocate for the sport internationally.
Now Mosher, 41, will compete in Sochi starting next week in the sport he helped place in […]