Canadian Para-Alpine Ski Team arrives in Sochi for the 2014 Paralympic Games

SOCHI, RUSSIA, March 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Members of the Canadian Para-Alpine Ski team arrived in Sochi this afternoon for the Paralympic Games set for March 7 to 16. Para-alpine competition begins on March 8 with men's and women's downhill.

Para-alpine arrival in Sochi photos can now be downloaded at: photos.paralympic.ca.

Photo 1: http://photos.paralympic.ca/image/I00008MDTbLeBp3U
Sochi, RUSSIA - March 2, 2014 - Chris Williamson and Kirk Schornstein from Canada's Para-Alpine Team arrive in Sochi before the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

Photo 2: http://photos.paralympic.ca/image/I0000PC1AdEdXZHI
Sochi, RUSSIA - Mar 2 2014 - Canada's Para-Alpine Team arrives in Sochi before the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

Photo 3 http://cdnparalympics.photoshelter.com/image/I0000oHCbxUaZFMw
Sochi, RUSSIA - March 2 2014 - Members of Canada's Para-Alpine Team arrive in Sochi before the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Matthew Murnaghan/Canadian Paralympic Committee)

PHOTOGRAPHY: Media are invited to visit photos.paralympic.ca and create an account to be able to download high-resolution photos of Canadian Paralympic athletes at any time, at no cost. It is recommended to do this now, to ensure immediate delivery of photos during Games time.

For full information about Team Canada at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games, please visit paralympic.ca/team-canada.

SOURCE Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC)

For further information:

Kelsey Verboom
Media attaché, para-alpine skiing
SOCHI Cell: 011-7-938-454-3196
kverboom@alpinecanada.org

Alison Korn
Press Chief, Team Canada
SOCHI Cell: 011-7-938-454-3162
akorn@paralympic.ca

Martin Richard
Executive Director, Communications & Marketing
Canadian Paralympic Committee
SOCHI cell (until March 1): 011-7-9384543179
mrichard@paralympic.ca

Follow the Canadian Paralympic Committee:

www.paralympic.ca
www.facebook.com/CDNParalympics
www.twitter.com/CDNParalympics
www.youtube.com/CDNParalympics