CDN Paralympic Team: Recruits Wanted!

Posted on the CTV Olympics website, this article from The Canadian Press talks about the Canadian Paralympic Committee’s quest to find more team members to up Canada’s chances of securing a medal at future Paralympics.

“Going on the theory that the wider the base, the higher the top of the pyramid, Canada needs more people with a disability to get involved in sport. Canada slipped from third in gold medals won at the 2000 and 2004 Summer Paralympics to seventh in 2008. The Canadian team’s objective in 2012 to finish in the top eight.

Recruiting amputees and the visually impaired, as well people with spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy is a priority of the Canadian Paralympic Committee.”

Click here to read the article in full on the CTV Olympics website.


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