Paralympian Search is a one-day athlete identification event designed to test participant aptitudes to excel in various Paralympic sports, and maybe one day represent Canada at the Paralympic Games.
The event also welcomes current or former athletes from all levels aiming to transfer into a new Paralympic sport or discover a new sport that can complement their main discipline.
Each participant goes through a set of basic physical challenges conducted by national team coaches and other experts. There is a chance to try out a few sport demonstrations. During this event, you will also get to meet current Paralympic athletes and alumni from various sports who will be sharing their experience and answering your questions.
Participants of ages 14 and up who have a physical disability or visual impairment can come to a Paralympian Search. You may or may not have previous sport experience, but if you are interested in discovering which Paralympic sports you are eligible for and have the greatest potential, you can come find out more at a Paralympian Search.
For more information, or to register for this event, visit paralymic.ca/paralympian-search