Tag: Paralympics

Morgan's Parapan Am medals

First gold medals, next the Paralympic Games

Morgan Bird won two gold medals and a silver at the Parapan Am Games this summer. That’s just fed her desire to reach the Paralympic Games in Rio in 2016.

Morgan Bird

Inside the classification system of para swimming

Athlete in residence Morgan Bird explains the classification system in para swimming in advance of the CAN-AM Para-Swimming Championship.

Para swimming: Reaching new audiences

More inclusion and media attention for para swimming has made for a successful summer, says Tomorrow’s athlete in residence, Morgan Bird.

Glasgow 2014

Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – talking ‘legacy’

The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games are underway and includes the largest para-sport programme ever. But what does that mean for the continuing quest for a “legacy”?

"Hello My Name Is Vladimir" beer

Why we must watch the Winter Olympics

Do not turn away from the Winter Olympics. And do not turn away from the news from Russia when the games are over. Why boycotting the Sochi games is wrong.

Canadian cash

Athlete funding cut for ninth straight year – UPDATED

Athlete funding for Paralympians is cut for the 10th straight year in real terms by Canadian budget. What legacy will the London 2012 Paralympics have?

Olympic Park

Canadian athletes call for grassroots legacy from Paralympics

Athletes have vowed to push for a legacy of more facilities, access to sport and greater public awareness after the most successful Paralympics in history.