2010 Winter Paralympics

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Talan Skeels-Piggins skiingin the 2010 Games

The 2010 Winter Paralympics were the 10th Winter Paralympics. They were held in Vancouver and Whistler, British Columbia, Canada from 12 to 21 March 2010. The Opening Ceremony was held in BC Place Stadium in Vancouver. The Closing Ceremony was in Whistler.

Para-alpine skiing[change | change source]

The 2010 Winter Paralympics para-alpine skiing races were at Whistler Creekside. The types of races at Whistler included downhill, Super-Combined, Super-G, slalom and giant slalom.[1]

Sledge hockey[change | change source]

The United States came in first in sledge hockey.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Adani, Anastasia, ed. (2011) (in English and French). Winning, A celebration of Paralympic sport in Canada. Ottawa, Canada: Canadian Paralympic Committee. p. 90.
  2. Joseph P. Winnick (2010). Adapted Physical Education and Sport. Human Kinetics. ISBN 978-0-7360-8918-0 . http://books.google.com/books?id=6_aY-HejIEgC&pg=PA567. Retrieved 12 September 2013.