Yves Bourque pushing down the track
Headshot of Yves Bourque

Yves Bourque

Birthdate

Sport(s)

Para Nordic

Hometown

Bécancour, QC

Yves Bourque competed at his second Paralympic Games in 2018. He entered the Games in better condition than in Sochi in 2014 where he was hampered by shoulder problems. In addition, in 2017 he posted his best qualifying times at a World Cup on the PyeongChang Games course.

Year Type
Host City
Medals
2018 Winter
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Pyeongchang, South Korea
2014 Winter
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Sochi, Russia

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2014 and 2018 Paralympic team… Bronze medal at 2011 Canada Games… 2013 Nationals (Whistler, BC); 1 Gold Sprint, 2 Silver 7.5 km 10km, 1 Bronze 5km.

 

PERSONAL

Married with four children… He began skiing in 1986 and discovered para-nordic skiing in 2008…. Very inspired by teammate Brian McKeever and his bid to compete at the Paralympics and Olympics.

 

NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS

2018 Paralympic Winter Games 15 km cross country 25th

2018 Paralympic Winter Games 7.5 km cross country 31st

2014 Paralympic Winter Games 15 km 20th

2014 Paralympic Winter Games 10 km 24th

2014 Paralympic Winter Games 1 km 24th