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2015 Sled Hockey Schedule
Tuesday, January 6, 2015

2015 Sled Hockey Schedule of events. Please View the Schedule Here. For additional information regarding Sled Hockey Please Contact: Dean Krawec dkrawec@shaw.ca


 
Wheelchair Rugby Provincial Team 2015
Wednesday, December 31, 2014

WSA would like to copngratulate the foolowing individuals on thier selection to the 2015 Alberta Wheelchair Rugby Provincial Team.

A-Team:
Zak Madell - 3.5
Evan Shaw – 3.5
Dale Nording – 3.0*
Dave Guiry – 1.5
BJ Engerdahl – 0.5
Mike Audette – 0.5

B-Team:
Skyler Janssen – 3.0
Denolm Stephens – 3.0
Ken Hicks – 2.0*
Kendall Winter – 2.0*
Ian Rigby – 2.0
Terry Tenove – 1.0
Jay McCue – 0.5
Rob MacMillan – 0.5


 

 
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


 
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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