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AB Canada Games Team 2015
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

We are pleased to announce that the following athletes have been choosen to represent Alberta as part of our Junior Provincial Basketball Team at the 2015 Canada Winter Games.

Class 1 Makrina Morozowski Calgary, AB

Class 1 Johnathan Bilan  Edmonton, AB

Class 1 Kyle Allan Ardrossan, AB

Class 2 Alarissa Haak Ardrossan, AB

Class 2 Zac Madell Okotoks, AB

Class 2.5 Heliana Cyr Sherwood Park, AB

Class 4.5 Julia Cyr Sherwood Park, AB

Class 4.5 Branden Troutman Lloydminster, AB

Class 4.5 Arinn Young Legal, AB

Class 4.5 Ben Tumack Edmonton, AB

Class 4.5 Ben Moronchuck Edmonton, AB

Class 4.5 Braden Doll Camrose, AB

 

Coaces - Darrell Nordell / Karla Tritten

Manager - Ross Norton

 


 

 
Zak Madell 2014 CWSA Male Athlete of The Year
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A BIG Congratulations goes out to Zak Madell on recently having been choosen as the 2014 CWSA Male Athlete of the Year: Since starting wheelchair rugby in 2011, 20-year-old Zak Madell has risen quickly in the wheelchair rugby community. This year, he solidified himself as one of the best wheelchair rugby players in the world. At the 2014 Canada Cup International Wheelchair Rugby Tournament, Zak won both a Canada Cup All Star Award and was also named MVP. At the 2014 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships, he scored over 60% of the team’s points in important games and led in minutes played. He was once again selected tournament MVP and named to the All Star team. For these many honours, he was a finalist for the International Paralympic Committee Athlete of the Month.


 
Adaptive Skiing Resource
Monday, November 17, 2014

A useful Adaptive Skiing resource for anyone wanting to discover more about all forms adaptive skiing, as well as providing information on some of the best resorts and programs to enjoy it. The resource covers accessibility to and from and around resorts and looks at the the best accessible accommodations too.

View the Resource Document Here


 

 
Para Powerlifting
Thursday, November 6, 2014

ParaPowerlifting - The Peak Power Strength Guild is hosting a development program at the SAIT Campus Centre at Peak Power Sport Development.  All levels of athletes are welcome to attend!

When: December 7th – April 26th on Sunday from 1:00 – 3:00pm
Where: Peak Power Sport Development, SAIT Campus Centre Lower Level
Cost: $10.00 Drop in feeban

For more information about the Strength Guild team and Parapowerligting, visit http://www.parapowerlifting.com / Barry Antoniow 403-284-7175 / Email: bantoniow@sportdevelopment.com


 
CWBL AB Schedule 2014 - 15
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

CWBL - AB Division Basketball Schedule 2014 - 15 - Calendar Format  CLICK HERE

Sept 13 – 14 – Team Alberta CGames Tryout Camp – Saville Centre – Edmonton
Sept 20-12 – Rambo 3 on 3 2nd Annual – MRU, Calgary  - Postponed
Oct 18 – 19 – Team Alberta and Team Sask Games – Lloydminister
Oct 25 – 26 – Saskatoon B tourney
Nov 15 – 16 – BC A div Tourney – Trinity U
Nov 22 – 23 – Grande Prairie B Tourney – GP
Dec 6 – 7 – Edmonton A tourney – Saville Centre
Dec 20 – 21 – Canada Games West Tournament – Saville Centre, Edmonton
Jan 3-4 – Calgary B tournament – Mt Royal U – Calgary
Jan 3 – 4 Calgary Minis tournament – Mt Royal U
Jan 24 – 25 – Regina A Tournament
Feb 7 – 8 Calgary Women’s Tournament – Willam Aberhart High School NW
Feb 13 – 22 – Canada Winter Games – Prince George, BC
Feb 28 – Mar 1 – Edmonton B Tournament
Feb 28 – Mar 1 – Edmonton Mini Tournament
March 14-15 – Saskatoon Women’s Tournament
March 14 – 15 – Saskatoon Mini’s Tournament
March 21 – 22 – BC women’s tournament
March 28 – 29 – Calgary A tournament – Central Memorial High School
April – CWBL Finals – TBA
April 18-19 – Mini Regionals – Regina Sask
April – Women’s Finals - TBA


 

 
Wheelchair Fencing Developmental Program
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Wheelchair Sports Alberta through our Bridging the Gap Program is seeking interested participants for a start-up developmental Wheelchair Fencing program in Alberta. Wheelchair fencing is a sport for disabled athletes that is governed by the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation and the International Paralympic Committee and is one of the sports played in the Summer Paralympic Games. 

The 3 Classifications for Wheelchair Fencing
• class A (athletes with full trunk movement and good balance)
• class B (athletes with no leg movement and impaired trunk and balance functions)
• class C (athletes with a disability in all four limbs)

If you are, or know of anyone who would be, interested in trying out the sport of Wheelchair Fencing please contact BTG Program Coordinator BJ Engerdahl wsa2@telus.net

To learn more about Wheelchair Fencing, visit: http://www.paralympic.org/wheelchair-fencing

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2014 IWRF World Championship
Monday, August 18, 2014

The 2014 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship is underway in Odense, Denmark!  Bring home the gold, Canada!  Representing Alberta is Paralympic athlete Zak Madell from Okotoks, AB.  You can follow Zak on Twitter at @ZMadell. 

Update: Despite an valiant effort in the final, Canada walks away with the Silver Medal in Odense.  Congratulations on an amazing tournament!  Read more

For Game Schedules and Results, check out the IWRF website:  Click Here

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Sled Hockey Assistant Coach Needed
Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The Edmonton Sled Hockey Club is seeking an Assistant Coach. No experience necessary but general hockey knowledge is an asset. Check out the Advertisment for further details:

SLED HOCKEY COACH JOB POSTING

Please contact Dean Krawec, President, Edmonton Sled Hockey Club for further information or to apply: dkrawec@shaw.ca


 
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