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Skiing Dueck

#What’s There: Canadian Paralympic Team Promo

Published on February 4th, 2014 | by mpower

OTTAWA, February 4, 2014 – With the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games on the horizon, Canadian sports fans are being treated to a provocative new Paralympic marketing campaign that compels viewers to look past the disabilities of Paralympic athletes [&hellip... Read More


Snowboarding Canada

FACE to FACE: John Leslie, Para Snowboarder

Published on January 19th, 2014 | by mpower

The journey of an amateur athlete can be hard to imagine. Unless you are another athlete on the same journey. Here, Petro-Canada FACE™ athletes Tayler Wilton and John Leslie discuss their journeys to the Olympic and [&hellip... Read More


Snowboarding Prothetic

New Prosthetic Leg for Snowboarding

Published on January 18th, 2014 | by mpower

This new prosthetic leg for snowboarding looks really amazing.  The best part is the athlete is craving turns and the only way that you know he is an amputee is his pants are rolled up. Check [&hellip... Read More


Snowboarding Evan Strong

Evan Strong: Overcoming the Unexpected

Published on January 15th, 2014 | by mpower

Evan Strong, a US para-snowboarder, is one to watch in the upcoming Paralympics as he represents the US team. Learn all about Evan Strong HERE. You can also check out Evan’s full biography and competition history [&hellip... Read More


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Carl Murphy: para-snowboarder

Published on January 12th, 2014 | by mpower

Can you imagine snowboarding with only one leg? Take a look at Carl Murphy, a Paralympic athlete who competes in para-snowboard. He tells us about his personal story, the adrenaline when competing and what it takes [&hellip... Read More


Snowboarding Youth

Para-Snowboarder Chris Vos Road to Sochi

Published on November 26th, 2013 | by mpower

Chris has a plexus injury to his leg following an accident with a digging machine at the age of 5 years old. This means that one of his legs is completely paralyzed. Chris is capable of [&hellip... Read More


Snowboarding Veteran

Disabled veteran becomes Paralympic hopeful

Published on November 18th, 2013 | by mpower

UTAH (KUTV) — Tyler Burdick remembers his first job out of high school. He was a snowboard instructor at Snowbird. A gruesome injury while serving in Afghanistan had him convinced he would never snowboard, or perhaps [&hellip... Read More


snowboarding comps

Canadian Para-Snowboarding World Cup

Published on February 27th, 2013 | by mpower

Adaptive Action Sports advocates Evan Strong and Amy Purdy join other US competitors in Lake Louise Canada for two back to back WSF sanctioned Para-Snowboarding World Cups. Strong took two back to back Gold Medals and [&hellip... Read More

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