Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Members Nominated to the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Para-Alpine Team - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Statement by the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), on the Announcement of the Members Nominated to the 2014 Canadian Paralympic Para-Alpine Team

Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. WorldNow and this Station make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you have any questions or comments about this page please contact pressreleases@worldnow.com.

SOURCE Canadian Heritage

OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - I am pleased to congratulate the athletes who were nominated to represent Canada in Para-Alpine at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Canada's Para-Alpine Ski team will include Caleb Brousseau (Terrace, B.C.), Josh Dueck (Kimberley, B.C.) and Kurt Oatway (Calgary, Alta.) in Men's Sitting; Kimberly Joines (Rossland, B.C.) in Ladies' sitting; Matt Hallat (Coquitlam, B.C.), Braydon Luscombe (Duncan, B.C.)and Kirk Schornstein (Spruce Grove, Alta.) in Men's standing; Alana Ramsay (Calgary, Alta.) and Alexandra Starker (Calgary Alta.) in Ladies' standing Chris Williamson (Toronto, ON) and Mac Marcoux (Sault Ste-Marie, Ont.) in Men's VI, and Men's VI Guides Billy Joe Marcoux (Sault Ste-Marie, Ont.) and Robin Fémy (Mont-Tremblant, Que.).

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.

©2012 PR Newswire. All Rights Reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service