Paralympics

Canadian roundup: Kurt Oatway scores more para alpine gold

Calgarians Kurt Oatway and Alana Ramsay continued Canada's para alpine success on Sunday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Calgary skiers up Canada's medal total to 6

Kurt Oatway stands atop the podium

5 years ago
Duration 7:15
Kurt Oatway received his gold medal after winning the in the para alpine men's super-G sitting race

Calgarians Kurt Oatway and Alana Ramsay continued Canada's para alpine success on Sunday in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Oatway, 34, was golden in the men's super-G sitting race in a time of one minute 25.83 seconds to earn his first Paralympic medal.

Kurt Oatway grabs Paralympic gold in men's sitting Super-G

5 years ago
Duration 2:16
The 34-year-old finished in a time of 1:25.83 to win his first ever Paralympic medal

In the women's standing super-G, 23-year-old Ramsay also reached the podium for the first time with a bronze behind France's Marie Bochet and Germany's Andrea Rothfuss.

The pair of Canadian medals brought the country's total to six through two days of competition and four of those medals have come in the para alpine discipline.

Alana Ramsay skies to Paralympic Super-G bronze

5 years ago
Duration 1:47
The Calgary native reached the podium by clocking in at a time of 1:35.20 in the women's standing Super-G

Mollie Jepsen of Whistler, B.C., who earned Canada's first medal on Day 1 with a bronze in the downhill event, finished fourth. 

Toronto's Erin Latimer and Mel Pemble of Victoria B.C., finished ninth and 11th, respectively. Montreal's Frederique Turgeon did not finish.

On the heels of his gold-medal performance in Saturday's visually impaired downhill event, Mac Marcoux of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., fell while making a wide turn in the super-G and did not finish. 

Alexis Guimond of Gatineau, Que., raced to another fourth-place result in the men's super-G standing race. The 18-year-old was also fourth in Saturday's downhill. Kirk Schornstein of Spruce Grove, Alta., was seventh and Braydon Luscombe of Duncan, B.C., eighth. 

In sitting cross-country, biathlon bronze medallist Collin Cameron of Sudbury, Ont., was Canada's top finisher in the men's 15-kilometre race in fifth. 

Chris Klebl of Canmore, Alta., finished eighth just ahead of Derek Zaplotinsky of Smokey Lake, Alta. Quebec City's Sebastien Fortier was 18th, Ethan Hess of Pembeton, B.C. 24th and Yves Bourque of Bécancour, Que., 25th. 

Quebec City's Cindy Ouellet was 18th in the women's 12K. The 29-year-old is one of the world's few athletes to compete at both a Summer and Winter Games, having competed in three previous Paralympics in wheelchair basketball. 

Canadian curling comeback

Canada rallied from an early 4-0 deficit against Sweden to win 8-4. The three-time defending Paralympic champions improved to 3-0 in Pyeongchang.

The rinks's next game is against hosts South Korea at 8:35 p.m. ET on Sunday.

Canada's Mark Ideson scores 4 to start rally against Sweden

5 years ago
Duration 1:01
Watch as Canadian skip Mark Ideson scores 4 in the 3rd end, as Canada rallied from a 4-0 deficit to beat Sweden in wheelchair curling.

Another big hockey win

Canada's quest for Paralympic hockey supremacy continued with a 10-0 win over Italy. The Canadians close out pool play against Norway on Monday at 2:30 a.m. ET.

Ben Delaney, Canada decimate Italy in para ice hockey

5 years ago
Duration 0:53
Ben Delaney scored a hat-trick, including two shorthanded goals, and added an assist, as Canada beat up on Italy 10-0

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