TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2013 /CNW/ - Canada has reached the podium at the previous six Paralympic Games, including winning gold at the London 2012 Games, now on October 1st the launch of the world's first full-time, year-round, daily training environment for elite wheelchair basketball athletes at the University of Toronto Scarborough will ensure Canada remains a world leader.
Wheelchair Basketball Canada (WBC) is inviting media to the launch of this groundbreaking initiative led by Head Coach / Academy Director Mike Frogley, who is widely considered the brightest mind in the game. The Academy will train the next generation of elite athletes in their pursuit of gold at future world championships and Paralympic Games, including the 2014 Women's World Championship in Toronto, Toronto 2015, Rio 2016, and beyond.
|What:||Launch of the world's first wheelchair basketball academy|
|When:|| Tuesday October 1, 2013
|Where:|| University of Toronto Scarborough Campus
Athletics and Recreation Centre (1265 Military Trail Toronto, Ontario)
SOURCE: Wheelchair Basketball Canada
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