June 8, 2022

This article summarizes the research article "Informing Future Paralympic Media Approaches: The Perspective of Canadian Paralympic Athletes" by Erin Pearson and Laura Misener.

What's The Big Deal?

Media coverage of the Paralympic Games affects the public perception of para-athletes. While researchers have looked into how Paralympic athletes are represented by the media… read more

June 1, 2022

Calgary Adapted Hub Wants to Hear From You!

Are you between the ages of 7 and 60 or is your child between the ages of 7 and 60?

Have you or your child participated in any adapted or para sport or recreation program in Canada?

Calgary Adapted Hub wants to hear from you!

  • Even if you have never been injured
  • If you have… read more
March 21, 2022

Paralympians still don’t get the kind of media attention they deserve as elite athletes

With no international spectators and limited domestic crowds, the importance placed on broadcasting the Paralympic Games is greater than ever before. When the Games… read more

December 6, 2021

Nancy Quinn and team, write a blog about Para sport and the current classification system amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Below is an exert of their blog titled Beijing to Birmingham: Thinking outside the Para sport classification box by Nancy Quinn, Laura Misener, Ayham Yasein and Dennis Osei-Nimo Annor

The Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympic Games are in… read more

November 5, 2021

About Cross Country Ski Ontario
Cross Country Ski Ontario (XCSO) provides the framework for cross country ski clubs in Ontario to participate in national programs established by the National Sport Organization, Nordiq Canada. XCSO currently represents 74 clubs and 20782 individual members in four ski districts - Southern Ontario, Northern Ontario, Lake Superior, and… read more