Paralympic & IPC Swimming

Mallory Weggemann Launches Indiegogo “Against All Odds” Campaign

Mallory Weggemann has launched a crowdsourcing fundraiser to help her on her way to ‘new mobility’. (Photo: Melissa Lundie)

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Canada: Savard breaks national record; new para performance coach hired

Katerine Savard was the top performer at this weekend’s Canada Cup in Montreal. Savard broke the Canadian record in the…

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IPC Begins Two-Year Review of Classification System

The International Paralympic Committtee (IPC) announced today that they would begin a two-year process of reviewing its classification system. The…

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Brits, Home Team Canadians Announce Teams for IPC World Championships

The host teams from Canada and the mega-squad from Great Britain both announced their IPC World Championship rosters this week.

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Australian 14-Year Old Elliott Breaks S8 World Record in 50 Free

Australia’s Maddison Elliott, despite being just 14 years old, has broken a World Record in the S8 women’s 50 freestyle. (Stock Photo: Tim Binning/

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US Paralympics Names 25 to Team for IPC World Championships

Justin Zook is one of 25 swimmers named to the 2013 World Championship Team. (Photo Courtesy: US Paralympic Committee)

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Zook Breaks American Record; Grand’Maison, Silverman, and Arlen Add More Wins to Close CanAm Meet

Friday was the final day of the 2013 Spring CanAm Championsihps, the U.S. Paralympics-hosted qualifying meet for the IPC World…

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Silverman Gets 2nd Distance WR, Arlen Breaks American Record at CanAm Para Meet

For a full description of the qualifying procedures, see our day 1 recap. After coming within three-tenths of a World…

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Arlen Nearly Breaks World Record as US/Canada Kick Off Joint Para-Worlds Trials in Minneapolis

Last year’s new kid on the block Victoria Arlen nearly broke her own World Record; 16-year old Kayla Wheeler crushed hers in the 50 fly. (Photo Courtesy: New England Swimming)

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Danielle Kisser impresses at Can Am Trials

MINNEAPOLIS – Danielle Kisser of Surrey, B.C., made giant strides last year but just missed qualifying for the Paralympic team. On…

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No tomorrow for Canada’s Para swimmers

MINNEAPOLIS – Paralympic champions Benoit Huot and Valérie Grand’Maison will be among Canada’s top swimmers competing at the Can Am…

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Two more Paralympic World Records in New Zealand

Both Sophie Pascoe and Mary Fisher followed up one good with another at the State New Zealand Open Championships in…

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Mallory Weggemann to speak at Middle Atlantic Swimming’s Disability Clinic

If there’s an obstacle or a challenge to overcome she has done it and now Mallory Weggemann will be sharing…


Paralympic Swimmer Brad Snyder Wins Disabled Athlete Award

Swimmer Lt. Brad Snyder has been honored by the United States Sports Academy with its 2012 Juan Antonio Samaranch Disabled Athlete…

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Para World Championships Coming to North America for First Time

Swimming Canada is thrilled to be the first North American host of the IPC World Championships. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/

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