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B.C. Connected Paralympians Major Contributor to Sensational Results for Canada at Beijing 2022 – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

B.C. Connected Paralympians Major Contributor to Sensational Results for Canada at Beijing 2022 – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

March 15th, 2022
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Victoria, BC – A different prosperous Paralympics is in the textbooks for Team Canada next their remarkable nine days in Beijing. Eighteen of Group Canada’s 48 athletes (38%) experienced a B.C. relationship and extra than half of people athletes brought house components soon after earning a spot on the podium. Medals from B.C. related athletes created up 60% of Team Canada’s full medals.

At the Beijing 2022 Paralympics, Staff Canada had 48 Paralympians.  Of individuals:

  • 37 athletes gained medals
  • 9 were being many medallists
  • 12 athletes gained a medal in their debut Video games
  • 18 customers (38%) of Staff Canada experienced a relationship to B.C. i.e. practice in B.C. and/or title somewhere in B.C. as their hometown
  • 17 athletes (36%) had been affiliated with CSI Pacific i.e. acquire support from CSI Pacific and/or the PacificSport network
  • 11 out of 18 B.C. connected athletes (61%) won medals
  • 10 out of 17 CSI Pacific affiliated athletes (59%) received medals
  • On best of the medals, there have been one more 8 Best 5 performances

Observe: See beneath for all CSI Pacific and B.C. linked medallists at Beijing 2022.

These numbers exhibit a continuation of solid success for B.C. connected and CSI Pacific affiliated athletes in excess of the Tokyo and Beijing Olympics and Paralympics, all of which occurred in the past eight months.

CSI Pacific affiliated athletes had the adhering to success over the previous calendar year:

  • Beijing Paralympics: Designed up 35% of Workforce Canada, won 56% of the medals
  • Beijing Olympics: Produced up 32% of Staff Canada, gained 58% of the medals
  • Tokyo Paralympics: Made up 23% of Group Canada, received 43% of the medals
  • Tokyo Olympics: Designed up 50% of Staff Canada, gained 42% of the medals
    • like all members of the Women’s gold medal-winning Soccer team

“What all these athletes have completed about the earlier 12 months of competitors and throughout this last quadrennial is truly inspirational,” reported Wendy Pattenden, CEO, CSI Pacific. “The Paralympians in Beijing ongoing to clearly show Canada as staying a key player in activity on the world phase. It is even much more spectacular when noting that we were being just one of just two countries to win medals in all five winter Paralympic athletics.”

The Winter Paralympic medal whole was the 3rd optimum in Canada’s heritage and that follows on the heels of other unbelievable effects around the past yr, like Canada profitable the most ever medals at a non-boycotted Summer Online games past year in Tokyo.

“Canada has had an unbelievable 96 medals to rejoice about the final eight months and CSI Pacific affiliated athletes have accounted for 50 percent of individuals medals,” continued Pattenden “It’s been our privilege to perform with so quite a few of these athletes, coaches and National Activity Businesses and be element of their support team as they strike these worldwide heights.”

The determination and aid of Countrywide and Provincial Activity Organizations (NSOs/PSOs) all through British Columbia, as very well as assistance and contributions from all concentrations of authorities and the motivation and leadership of viaSport have been a main explanation B.C. connected athletes have been capable to arrive at their sport ambitions.

CSI Pacific despatched two staff members to the Beijing Paralympics to aid the athletes on the ground at the Games. They ended up:

Canadian Activity Institute Pacific staff doing work at the Beijing 2022 Paralympics

Team Member Discipline Sport
Christie Gialloreto Mental Functionality Guide Para Snowboard
Kayla Dodson Strength & Conditioning / Built-in Guidance Workforce Lead Para Alpine


Canadian Activity Institute Pacific affiliated athletes who were Paralympic Medallists at Beijing 2022
(by activity, surname)

Athlete Sport Medal
Alexis Guimond Para Alpine – Super-G Standing Bronze
Mollie Jepsen Para Alpine – Downhill Standing
Para Alpine – Large Slalom Standing
Mac Marcoux & Tristan Rodgers (Information) Para Alpine – Downhill Visually Impaired Silver
Alana Ramsay Para Alpine – Tremendous-G Standing
Para Alpine – Tremendous Mixed Standing
Natalie Wilkie Para Nordic Skiing – Cross-Region: 15km Typical Standing
Para Nordic Skiing – Cross-Nation: Sprint Cost-free
Para Nordic Snowboarding – Cross-State: 10km Center Length Standing
Para Nordic Skiing – Cross-Place:  Mixed 4 X 2.5km Relay
Emily Young Para Nordic Snowboarding – Cross-Country:  Mixed 4 X 2.5km Relay Bronze
Lisa DeJong Para Snowboard – Snowboard Cross SB-LL2 Silver
Tyler Turner Para Snowboard – Snowboard Cross SB-LL1
Para Snowboard – Banked Slalom SB-LL1
Ina Forrest Wheelchair Curling Bronze


Athletes profitable medals at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics with a B.C. Hometown but NOT affiliated with CSI Pacific or PacificSport

Athlete Activity Medal
Adam Kingsmill Para Ice Hockey Silver


About Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

Presenting earth-class Olympic and Paralympic education environments in Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (www.csipacific.ca) is fully commited to Powering Performance. Inspiring Excellence. Doing the job with national sport businesses and fuelled by our nationwide and provincial associates this kind of as Sport Canada, viaSport, Personal the Podium, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaches Association of Canada, we are pushed by our mantra to Collaborate. Serve. Innovate. Conduct.


Our staff of activity science, activity medication, coaching & lifetime companies gurus offer foremost-edge plans and solutions to athletes and coaches to make certain they have every advantage to gain medals for Canada. Find out a lot more: www.csipacific.ca

For extra information and facts, contact:

Noah Wheelock
Basic Supervisor, Functions & Communications
Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
[email protected]