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Red Deer's Tammy Cunnington, pictured at Parliament Hill in Ottawa prior to the 2016 Paralympics in Rio, Brazil (Photo: Team Canada)

Cunnington Cherishes Paralympics Experience Despite Illness Struggles

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19) and Troy Gillard (@Troy_Gillard)
September 28, 2016 - 11:21am Updated: September 28, 2016 - 12:12pm

It was not the Paralympics experience Tammy Cunnington had envisioned.

The Red Deer swimmer went into the games in Rio riding high after recording several personal bests and Canadian and World records in August.

Parker Thompson celebrates following a race this past USF2000 Championship season. (Photo: Parker Thompson)

Parker Thompson Takes Second in USF2000 Championship Rankings

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
September 22, 2016 - 4:51pm

Canadian driver and Red Deer's own Parker Thompson now has a little time to relax following the conclusion of his second season in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship.

Thompson can hold his head up high after finishing second in the overall rankings.