They’re at different points in their career, but Ottawa’s Patrice Dagenais and Ben Perkins are doing everything they can to push Canada towards a medal at the Paralympics – it’s just going to be in a year later than expected.
Although canoeists and kayakers from across the country did not gather at the Rideau Canoe Club for the Canadian championships as originally planned, the club has been awarded hosting duties for the 2021 event.
Browse the stories of Ottawa’s qualified and hopeful Olympians and Paralympians.
Tim Nedow’s quest for the Tokyo Olympics is the ultimate solitary pursuit. That was the case before the pandemic, and it’s doubly true now. The Ottawa Lions Track-and-Field Club shot putter was on track to throw in front of 68,000 fans at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium this month. Instead, he’s often quite literally the only person training inside the stadium at Terry Fox Athletic Facility.