The 2018 Paralympic Winter Games take over PyeongChang, South Korea from March 9 to 18 and will showcase five sports: Para alpine, Para ice hockey (formerly referred to as sledge hockey), Para nordic, Para snowboard, and wheelchair curling. Canada is sending 55 athletes to PyeongChang, one more than in Sochi, and will be represented in each sport.
Check out the different sports, events, and classifications here:
The largest contingent of Canadian athletes (17!) will compete in Para ice hockey, while 25 Canadians will be making their Paralympic debut. Check out the broadcast and online schedule to catch our athletes in action and use the Canadian Paralympics hashtags #GreatnessIsRare and #ExcellenceEstUnique.
To get you into the spirit of sport, watch the official trailer for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games here: