These are superb athletes who have worked so hard to compete at the highest level for sport and who are proud to wear the maple leaf.
The 2018 Paralympic Winter Games took place March 9-18 in PyeongChang, South Korea. Canada had its most successful Paralympic Winter Games bringing home 28 medals.
Summer athletes are currently in preparation for the ParaPan American Games that will be taking place in Lima, Peru between August 23- September 1st, 2019.
The five sports that were on the Paralympic Winter Games program: wheelchair curling, Para ice hockey (formerly known as sledge hockey), Para alpine skiing, Para snowboard and Para nordic, which includes cross-country and biathlon events.
The ParaPan American Games feature 17 para sports including: Para athletics, Para badminton, boccia, Para cycling, football 5-a-side, goalball, Para judo, Para powerlifting, shooting Para sport, sitting volleyball, Para swimming, Para table tennis, Para taekwondo, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, wheelchair tennis, and Para badminton.