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Roy, and Stilwell lead wheelchair racers

Wheelchair Racers

Wheelchair Racers

OTTAWA – Eighteen of Canada’s best wheelchair racers, including world record holders Diane Roy of Sherbrooke, Que., and Michelle Stilwell of Nanoose Bay, B.C., have traveled to Switzerland to compete in a series of meets being held May 17, 19 and 20. [Read more...]

World records for Stilwell

Michelle Stilwell

Michelle Stilwell

Three World Records over a few days has earned T52 classification wheelchair racer Michelle Stilwell of Nanoose Bay, B.C., the title of BioSteel Top Performer of the Month for January 2012. While competing in the Summer Down Under series in Australia, Stilwell set new World Records in the 100, 200 and 400-metres.

Stilwell’s January assault on the record books

Event Performance Date
100-metres 19.42 seconds January 24
200-metres 34.97 seconds January 24
400-metres 1:06.57 January 22

Ball upbeat towards 2012

Rick Ball

Rick Ball

(Orillia, ON) – Only one year ago, amputee runner Rick Ball was disappointed one door to his first international competition as a long distance runner had closed. As 2011 comes to a close, the 46 year-old is upbeat and more focussed than ever to achieve sprinting success at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. [Read more...]