Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Para-Nordic Ski Team - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |
Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on Announcement of the Nominees to the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Para-Nordic Ski Team
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OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - I am pleased to congratulate the athletes
who have been nominated to represent Canada in para-nordic skiing at
the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
Canada's Paralympic Para-Nordic Team will comprise:
Mark Arendz (Hartsville, Prince Edward Island)
Caroline Bisson (Ottawa, Ontario)
Colette Bourgonje (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan)
Yves Bourque (Bécancour, Quebec)
Sébastien Fortier (Québec City, Quebec)
Louis Fortin (Shippagan, New Brunswick)
Margarita Gorbounova (Ottawa, Ontario)
Brittany Hudak (Prince Albert, Saskatchewan)
Chris Klebl (Canmore, Alberta)
Brian McKeever (Canmore, Alberta)
Robbi Weldon (Thunder Bay, Ontario)
The team is coached by Robin McKeever (Canmore, Alberta) and Kaspar Wirz
As the largest single contributor to sport in this country, our
Government is proud to support sport participation and excellence from
playground to podium.
Canada is a leading sport nation, and I, along with all Canadians,
recognize the hard work and dedication of our athletes as they train
toward this prestigious milestone in their sport careers.
As Minister of State (Sport), I wish all the best to our Canadian
Paralympic Team athletes as they prepare for the 2014 Paralympic Winter
Games in Sochi. I would also like to thank the coaches, family, and
officials who support and encourage these athletes who will proudly
represent our country.