Wheelchair Tennis

Dolinar Named as 2022 Petro-Canada FACE Grant Recipient

Wheelchair tennis athlete Anne-Marie Dolinar among group of 11 para athletes to receive FACE grants A group of 55 up-and-coming athletes and their coaches have recently been announced as recipients of the 2022 Petro-Canada FACE grants. Among the class of 2022 includes wheelchair tennis athlete Anne-Marie Dolinar of Deep River,… Read More

Six Ontario Athletes to Compete in Wheelchair Tennis National Championships

Team Ontario headed to Montréal to contend for national titles The Ontario Para Network wishes the best of luck to the six Ontario athletes who will be competing this weekend at the 2021 Birmingham National Wheelchair Tennis Championships. This event will mark the participants’ first opportunity to return to the… Read More

How to Watch the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Broadcast and live streaming schedules available for the Paralympic Games The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will run from Tuesday, August 24 to Sunday, September 5, 2021. CBC will offer daily broadcasts totalling 68 hours of television coverage — more than ever before — including the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. Hosted… Read More

Fourteen Ontario Athletes Named to Team Canada for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Three women and 11 men from Ontario will represent Canada in wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, and wheelchair tennis in Tokyo As the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games held their Closing Ceremony last Sunday to signal the end of the 17-day global affair, inevitably, for those in the parasport community, the countdown… Read More

I am a Warrior – Candice Combdon

I am a Warrior How determination and a strong support system helped wheelchair tennis athlete Candice Combdon find her inner strength by June Jang Featured in the Fall 2020 issue of ParaSport Magazine Candice Combdon, 33, is a Team Ontario wheelchair tennis athlete who sees herself as a warrior on… Read More

Caldwell and Combdon Named 2020 ONPARA GivingTuesday Ambassadors

ONPARA is proud to introduce Cody Caldwell and Candice Combdon as our 2020 GivingTuesday Athlete Ambassadors!   Cody & Candice both know first-hand the tremendous impact that sport plays in the rehabilitation & recovery process and the overall health of people with disabilities, and they want to pay it forward… Read More

Athlete Profile – Rob Shaw

“I feel like I’m competing not just for myself but for the dozens and dozens of people who are out there supporting me” Rob Shaw began his relationship with competitive tennis as a coach, for the stand-up game. He coached stand-up tennis for about three years before his injury. After… Read More

Four Canadians Named to Wheelchair Tennis Team for Lima 2019 Parapan Am Games

– All four players will be making their Parapan Am debuts Canadian Paralympic Committee – https://paralympic.ca/news/four-canadians-named-wheelchair-tennis-team-lima-2019-parapan-am-games Ottawa, July 22, 2019 – Four wheelchair tennis players will be making their Parapan American Games debuts in Lima next month, the Canadian Paralympic Committee and Tennis Canada announced Monday. Lima 2019 marks the… Read More

Torch Bearer Nominations Open for Canada Games Torch Relay

MNP Canada Games Torch Relay The MNP Canada Games Torch Relay is now accepting nominations for torchbearers! Please consider nominating a deserving community member or yourself by completing the online application form at: https://canadagames.ca/2019/mnptorchrelay Nomination deadline: Saturday, June 30 at 4:00 p.m. MT (6:00 p.m. ET) The MNP Canada Games Torch Relay is a significant… Read More

Casting Call for Youth Wheelchair Tennis Players

Seeking kids who play tennis and/or wheelchair tennis for US Tennis Association commercial Jigsaw Casting is urgently looking for kids, ages 6 to 15, who play tennis or wheelchair tennis for a US Tennis Association commercial filming in Toronto. Roles Children who play tennis – age 6 to 15. Must… Read More