Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA)

Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association (CWSA) In addition to its role as a developer of elite athletes, CWSA is a national and international voice for Canadian wheelchair athletes. CWSA also provides a national link for the development of wheelchair athletes and sports, at all levels and in all areas of the country.
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06/01/2012

This page is no longer being updated. Please head on over to Wheelchair Rugby Canada for all the Team Canada wheelchair rugby updates!

Day 3 and 4: 2011 IWRF Zone Qualifier
09/25/2011

Day 3 and 4: 2011 IWRF Zone Qualifier

09/25/2011

Here comes the All Stars!
Best Lowpointer: Trevor Hirschfield (CAN)
Best Mid-pointer: Alexandre Taniguchi (BRA)
Best High-Pointer: Zak Madell (CAN)
MVP: Chuck Aoki (USA)

Congrats to Trevor, and to Zak for coming away from his very first major tournament with an All Star award!!

09/24/2011

Final score: 56-46 for the USA. Luckily, however, Canada has qualified for the 2012 London Paralympics!

09/24/2011

Down 43-37 at the end of the 3rd. Let's go Canada!

09/24/2011

With 5 minutes to go in the third, we're now down 35-29. Let's go Canada! Comeback!

09/24/2011

At the half Canada is still down 24-28. Go Canada Go!!

09/24/2011

At the end of the 4th, Canada is down 11-15 over the USA. Go Canada Go!

09/24/2011

Today's the day! Canada plays the USA at 16:00 local time (2 pm PST, 5 pm eastern). Go Canada Go!

Team Canada Wheelchair Rugby E-Newsletter - Battle In Bogotá Day 3 http://conta.cc/oK1zHx
09/24/2011
Team Canada Wheelchair Rugby E-Newsletter - Battle In Bogotá Day 3

Team Canada Wheelchair Rugby E-Newsletter - Battle In Bogotá Day 3 http://conta.cc/oK1zHx

 Team Canada continued its hot streak against the home team, Colombia. Once again, the Canadian machine was firing on all cylinders and quickly went up 23-3 in the first quarter. The TSN highlight of the game came at the end of the third, when Say Luangkhamdeng made a tough inbound pass to Garett Hi…

Day 2 - 2011 Americas Zone Qualifier
09/23/2011

Day 2 - 2011 Americas Zone Qualifier

09/23/2011

Canada wins 75-20 over Colombia. Next up is the big showdown: Canada vs. USA

09/23/2011

After play a 4-point lineup, Team Canada wins 57-5 over Mexico. Next up: Colombia!

Team Captain Dave Willsie poses with the team mascot.
09/23/2011

Team Captain Dave Willsie poses with the team mascot.

09/22/2011

Canada wins against Brazil 65-24. Tomorrow's a big day: 2 games against Mexico and Colombia! Go Canada Go!

Day 1 - 2011 Americas Zone Qualifier
09/22/2011

Day 1 - 2011 Americas Zone Qualifier

09/22/2011

Canada wins 72-10 over Argentina. Photos to follow!

The livestream link is down and the tournament organizers have added this one.
09/21/2011
zonal on Ustream

The livestream link is down and the tournament organizers have added this one.

zonal @ USTREAM: Campeonato Panamericano de Rugby en Silla de Ruedas.

09/21/2011
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Team Canada is competing right now at the 2011 IWRF Americas Zone Qualification Tournament in Bogata, Colombia! We'll give you all the scores!

08/04/2011

Congratulations to Cody Caldwell and Garett Hickling for receiving a FACE grant! The FACE grant connects a coach with an up-and-coming athlete so that both can take their career to the next level.

06/25/2011
Canada's Wheelchair Rugby Team Trains at PISE

Team Canada recently trained at the PISE Center and CTV came out to catch the action.

SAANICH - There are 432 days remaining before the 2012 Paralympic games begin, and the athletes can already hear London calling. Canada's national wheelchair...

05/18/2011
2011 Coloplast Canadian Wheelchair Rugby Nationals Finals

Video highlights from the finals of the 2011 Coloplast Canadian Wheelchair Rugby National Championships. Congratulations to the ParaSport Ontario Thunder and Lightning for the gold medal finishes in Div 1 and Div 2.

All the hits, crashes and great plays at the 2011 Coloplast Canadian Wheelchair Rugby National Championships finals.

05/16/2011
Nationals tinged with silver for Sask

Article on the Nationals that references the signs put up by Andrea Muir about Mike Bacon. "The PAC was adorned with dozens of posters paying comical tribute to Bacon: "Everyone loves Bacon." "Bacon 3: 16." "Just like my burger, I want Bacon on top." "Mike is beloved by everyone," said coach Kevin Kirkup. "I like the one that says, Bacon is better than sausage."

The only thing more heartbreaking than losing a championship is losing one at home.

05/16/2011
Rugby enjoys smashing time

We've gotten lots of press about the 2011 Coloplast Canadian Wheelchair Rugby National Championships. Here's one on Duncan Campbell.

While the debate about the origins of hockey will likely never be settled completely - especially the location, as various towns try t====o lay claim to the title - the roots of one Canadian sport are crystal clear.

05/15/2011

Congratulations to the ParaSport Ontario Thunder for their 58-57 overtime win versus the defending champions BC!

05/15/2011

Right now, The ParaSport Ontario Thunder are taking on Team BC in the gold medal game of the 2011 Canadian Murderball National Championships. We'll liveblog it below.

05/15/2011

Congratulations to the ParaSport Ontario Lightning. They defeated Saskatchewan 51-33 to capture the Div 2 Title. Next up: the Ontario Lightning take on BC A in the Div 1 gold.

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