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Champions Past And Present Celebrated At Canadian Paralympic Committee Hall Of Fame And Sport Awards Ceremony

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TORONTO, May 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Before a sold out crowd this evening at Toronto's Mattamy Athletic Centre, the Canadian Paralympic Committee celebrated champions past and present at the Paralympic Hall of Fame and Sport Awards Ceremony.

Honored in person tonight were the six 2013 inductees, announced last month, in to the Canadian Paralympic Committee Hall of Fame:

  • Athletes Robert Easton ( Victoria, B.C, originally from Edmonton, Alta.), Jennifer Krempien ( Richmond, B.C., originally from St. Albert, Alta.), and Tim McIsaac ( Winnipeg, Alta.)
  • Coach Tim Frick ( Pender Island, B.C.)
  • Builders Janet Dunn ( Victoria, B.C., originally from Ogema, Sask.), and John Howe ( Brantford, Ont.)

Biographies and photos of Hall of Fame inductees are available here:

Initiated in 2000, the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame recognizes and celebrates those who have made a significant contribution to the growth and development of the Paralympic Movement in Canada. These individuals will be acknowledged within the Canadian Paralympic Hall of Fame Honoured Members section located in the Olympic and Paralympic Gallery at Canada's Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary. The Canadian Paralympic Committee holds an induction process every two years, during a non-Paralympic Games year.

Also announced and presented this evening were the prestigious CPC Sport Awards for 2012, including:

  • Best Games Debut: Summer Mortimer ( Ancaster, Ont.), winner of two gold, one silver and one bronze medal in swimming at the London 2012 Paralympic Games
  • Best Team Performance: Men's wheelchair basketball team, who went undefeated and won the gold medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games
  • Best Male Athlete: Patrick Anderson ( Fergus, Ont.), top scorer among all wheelchair basketball players at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, averaging 25 points per game, who led Team Canada to gold
  • Best Female Athlete: Michelle Stilwell ( Parksville, B.C.), winner of gold and silver medals in athletics at the London 2012 Paralympic Games
  • Para-Development Coach: Chris Holden ( Ottawa, Ont.): Accomplished grassroots program director and senior coach for para-alpine skiing, para-snowboarding, adaptive waterskiing and wakeboarding
  • Tim Frick Paralympic Coach Excellence: Jerry Tonello ( Toronto, Ont.), Head Coach of the Men's wheelchair basketball team that won the gold medal at the London 2012 Paralympic Games

Biographies and photos of Sport Awards recipients are available here:

The Canadian Paralympic Committee created the Sport Awards after the Vancouver 2010 Winter Paralympic Games in order to recognize outstanding athlete and team performances at the Paralympic Games, as well as excellence in coaching at both the high performance and development levels.

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