The countdown is on!
Today marks 100 days to opening day for the Pyeonchang 2018 Paralympic Games in South Korea.
We are proud to share with you the names of two Cross Country Athletes who will be representing Canada at the upcoming Games. These athletes have proved to be the best of their categories and we cannot wait to cheer for them!
Arendz is coming off an impressive season, finishing second in the overall World Cup standings in biathlon and putting on an outstanding display at a Paralympic test event in March. The 27-year-old Nordic double threat from Hartsville, P.E.I., is looking to win his first Paralympic gold after claiming silver and bronze at the Sochi 2014 Games.
McKeever has been a mainstay of Canada’s Paralympic team since Salt Lake City in 2002, collecting 13 medals —10 of them gold — along the way. The 38-year-old from Calgary, who also competed at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, claimed two golds and a historic relay bronze with Arendz, Emily Young and guide Graham Nishikawa at this year’s worlds.
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