Canada and the USA will meet for the first time at a major competition since April 2017 World Championships A-Pool, where Canada took the top prize. The 2017 World Sledge Hockey Challenge will kick off on Sunday (3 December) in Charlottetown, Canada, and it will be one of the best opportunities between now and PyeongChang for the top teams to size each other up. Worlds bronze medallists South Korea and Italy will also be action. Complete coverage of the event will be available at Hockey Canada’s website
Countries have secured spots for PyeongChang 2018. Now it is up to the National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) to select which athletes will fill those sports. New Zealand, the USA and Sweden are just a few of the nations who have begun naming those athletes and for which sports.
7. Digital opportunity for Para athletes in PyeongChang
Para athletes have an opportunity to share their experience at PyeongChang 2018 via video blogs.
Proud Paralympian, the IPC’s, global athlete education programme, recently launched a competition to find six Samsung Paralympic Bloggers for the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games.