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Team Canada in the women’s sitting volleyball is ready to fight for the bronze medal on Saturday, against Brazil. (World ParaVolley/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley athlete leads Canada into play for Paralympic bronze

Danielle Ellis and the rest of the women’s sitting volleyball team go up against Brazil on Saturday

 

Katelyn Wright (left) and Heidi Peters (right) will be back on court with the women’s sitting volleyball team on Friday for the semifinals versus China. (Canadian Paralympic Committee’s Dave Holland/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Seated volleyball captain realizes dream of Paralympic semifinals

Langley City’s Danielle Ellis and the rest of the women’s Team Canada play China Friday

 

Lauren Barwick of Aldergrove and Sandrino rode to a sixth-place finish in the Individual Freestyle on Monday, Aug. 30, at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan. (Jon Stroud Media/special to Langley Advance Times)
Lauren Barwick of Aldergrove and Sandrino rode to a sixth-place finish in the Individual Freestyle on Monday, Aug. 30, at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan. (Jon Stroud Media/special to Langley Advance Times)
Noni Hartvikson training her farm in South Langley. Riding for Canada, Hartvikson helped boost the team into the top-10 at the Paralympics in Tokyo. (Courtney Palleson/special to Langley Advance Times)
Noni Hartvikson training her farm in South Langley. Riding for Canada, Hartvikson helped boost the team into the top-10 at the Paralympics in Tokyo. (Courtney Palleson/special to Langley Advance Times)
Canada defeated Italy 3-1 (25-16, 25-14, 15-25, 25-18) to even their record at 1-1 in sitting volleyball on Saunday, Aug. 29 at the Tokyo Paralympics. (World ParaVolley/special to Langley Advance Times)
Canada defeated Italy 3-1 (25-16, 25-14, 15-25, 25-18) to even their record at 1-1 in sitting volleyball on Saunday, Aug. 29 at the Tokyo Paralympics. (World ParaVolley/special to Langley Advance Times)
South Langley rider Nonie Hartvikson and Onyx set the pace for Canada in day one of the Team Test on Aug. 28, at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan. (Jon Stroud Media/special to Langley Advance Times)
South Langley rider Nonie Hartvikson and Onyx set the pace for Canada in day one of the Team Test on Aug. 28, at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan. (Jon Stroud Media/special to Langley Advance Times)
Captain Danielle Ellis of Langley and the Canadian sitting volleyball team fell to Brazil today in the Paralympics happening in Tokyo. They play next Sunday, at 2 p.m. – their time. (World ParaVolley/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Local putting big points on sitting volleyball scoreboard during Paralympic Games

Canada’s women’s team captain Danielle Ellis – who hails from Langley –is leading the team in Tokyo

Captain Danielle Ellis of Langley and the Canadian sitting volleyball team fell to Brazil today in the Paralympics happening in Tokyo. They play next Sunday, at 2 p.m. – their time. (World ParaVolley/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Onyx trots with Courtney Palleson for Noni Hartvikson of South Langley at the para-dressage horse inspection, held Aug. 25, 2021, at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan. (Jon Stroud Media/special to Langley Advance Times)
Onyx trots with Courtney Palleson for Noni Hartvikson of South Langley at the para-dressage horse inspection, held Aug. 25, 2021, at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan. (Jon Stroud Media/special to Langley Advance Times)
Canada’s Aurelie Rivard swims her way to a silver medal for the women’s SM10 (Para) 200m Individual Medley during the swimming finals at the Commonwealth Games on April 7, 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Para swim star Rivard buoyed by performance of Canadians at Tokyo Olympics

The crowdless Paralympics run from Aug. 24 to Sept. 5 to Tokyo

Canada’s Aurelie Rivard swims her way to a silver medal for the women’s SM10 (Para) 200m Individual Medley during the swimming finals at the Commonwealth Games on April 7, 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Langley City’s Danielle Ellis will lead the Canadian seated volleyball team at the Paralympics in Tokyo. (Heidi Peters/Special to Langley Advance Times)

From B.C. to Tokyo: Team Canada seated volleyball captain prepares for Paralympics

Langley’s Danielle Ellis is “grateful’ to be representing her country, ‘proud’ of the team

Langley City’s Danielle Ellis will lead the Canadian seated volleyball team at the Paralympics in Tokyo. (Heidi Peters/Special to Langley Advance Times)
B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

Three-time world and Paralympic gold medalist Sonja Gaudet is part of 11-member class

B.C. Paralympian named to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame
Langley’s Ellis leads Team Canada to gold in sitting volleyball

Langley’s Ellis leads Team Canada to gold in sitting volleyball

Next on the horizon, the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games

Langley’s Ellis leads Team Canada to gold in sitting volleyball
A fundraiser for Paralympian Braydon Luscombe is starting Nov. 2 in Penticton with four runners making a 10-day trip to Victoria.                                Roger Witney Photo

Fundraising run to begin Friday for B.C. Paralympian

A fundraiser is scheduled to start Nov. 2 in Penticton in support of a Vancouver Island Paralympian.

A fundraiser for Paralympian Braydon Luscombe is starting Nov. 2 in Penticton with four runners making a 10-day trip to Victoria.                                Roger Witney Photo