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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 further productive Paralympics is in the textbooks for Team Canada subsequent their outstanding nine days in Beijing. Eighteen of Workforce Canada’s 48 athletes (38%) experienced a B.C. link and extra than 50 % of all those athletes brought dwelling components right after earning a spot on the podium. Medals from B.C. linked athletes designed up 60% of Team Canada’s full medals.

At the Beijing 2022 Paralympics, Workforce Canada had 48 Paralympians.  Of those:

  • 37 athletes won medals
  • 9 ended up numerous medallists
  • 12 athletes received a medal in their debut Games
  • 18 users (38%) of Crew Canada experienced a link to B.C. i.e. practice in B.C. and/or identify someplace in B.C. as their hometown
  • 17 athletes (36%) were being affiliated with CSI Pacific i.e. receive guidance from CSI Pacific and/or the PacificSport community
  • 11 out of 18 B.C. connected athletes (61%) won medals
  • 10 out of 17 CSI Pacific affiliated athletes (59%) gained medals
  • On leading of the medals, there were one more 8 Leading 5 performances

Take note: See down below for all CSI Pacific and B.C. connected medallists at Beijing 2022.

These figures clearly show a continuation of strong results for B.C. connected and CSI Pacific affiliated athletes about the Tokyo and Beijing Olympics and Paralympics, all of which transpired in the earlier eight months.

CSI Pacific affiliated athletes experienced the pursuing success around the past yr:

  • Beijing Paralympics: Built up 35% of Workforce Canada, won 56% of the medals
  • Beijing Olympics: Designed up 32% of Staff Canada, gained 58% of the medals
  • Tokyo Paralympics: Produced up 23% of Workforce Canada, won 43% of the medals
  • Tokyo Olympics: Produced up 50% of Team Canada, gained 42% of the medals
    • including all users of the Women’s gold medal-successful Soccer crew

“What all these athletes have accomplished more than the previous year of level of competition and throughout this final quadrennial is really inspirational,” claimed Wendy Pattenden, CEO, CSI Pacific. “The Paralympians in Beijing ongoing to show Canada as getting a key participant in activity on the entire world stage. It is even more impressive when noting that we ended up 1 of just two countries to acquire medals in all 5 winter Paralympic athletics.”

The Winter season Paralympic medal overall was the 3rd maximum in Canada’s history and that follows on the heels of other unbelievable benefits about the past year, which include Canada winning the most ever medals at a non-boycotted Summer months Games previous 12 months in Tokyo.

“Canada has experienced an incredible 96 medals to rejoice over the final eight months and CSI Pacific affiliated athletes have accounted for half of those medals,” ongoing Pattenden “It’s been our privilege to function with so numerous of these athletes, coaches and Nationwide Activity Businesses and be element of their support staff as they strike these worldwide heights.”

The determination and help of Countrywide and Provincial Sport Companies (NSOs/PSOs) throughout British Columbia, as properly as help and contributions from all levels of authorities and the dedication and leadership of viaSport have been a main cause B.C. connected athletes have been in a position to reach their sport objectives.

CSI Pacific sent two workers associates to the Beijing Paralympics to assistance the athletes on the ground at the Game titles. They were:

Canadian Activity Institute Pacific staff members working at the Beijing 2022 Paralympics

Team Member Discipline Activity
Christie Gialloreto Psychological General performance Guide Para Snowboard
Kayla Dodson Energy & Conditioning / Integrated Support Team Direct Para Alpine


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

Athlete Activity Medal
Alexis Guimond Para Alpine – Tremendous-G Standing Bronze
Mollie Jepsen Para Alpine – Downhill Standing
Para Alpine – Big Slalom Standing
Mac Marcoux & Tristan Rodgers (Guide) Para Alpine – Downhill Visually Impaired Silver
Alana Ramsay Para Alpine – Tremendous-G Standing
Para Alpine – Super Blended Standing
Natalie Wilkie Para Nordic Skiing – Cross-State: 15km Traditional Standing
Para Nordic Snowboarding – Cross-Country: Sprint Totally free
Para Nordic Skiing – Cross-State: 10km Center Length Standing
Para Nordic Skiing – Cross-Country:  Mixed 4 X 2.5km Relay
Emily Younger Para Nordic Skiing – Cross-Nation:  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 winning 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 Activity Institute Pacific

Presenting globe-course Olympic and Paralympic coaching environments in Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific ( is committed to Powering Efficiency. Inspiring Excellence. Functioning with countrywide activity organizations and fuelled by our nationwide and provincial partners this kind of as Sport Canada, viaSport, Own the Podium, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic Committee and the Coaches Association of Canada, we are driven by our mantra to Collaborate. Serve. Innovate. Execute.


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Noah Wheelock
Basic Manager, Functions & Communications
Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
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