That's a wrap! The Paralympic Games World Cup season for our Winter Para-athletes has come to a close and we now look ahead to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games. Hear from our athletes and coaches as they gear up for a huge year ahead.
Some sensational results from our Para-triathletes at the OTU Oceania Championships over the weekend, including a come back from 5-time World Champion Bill Chaffey.

Read on for more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Triathlon Australia
Optus has come up with an innovating challenge which will look to shape the direction of the Australian Paralympic Team in the lead up to Tokyo 2020.

We love when partners like Optus get involved and help our athletes achieve their goals. Read more at: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Kurt Fearnley has presented the Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton to Her Majesty before it begins its 230,000km journey to the Gold Coast.

What a huge honour for the five-time Paralympian!
A career-best season for Joany Badenhorst came to a stunning end today at the IPC World Cup Finals in Korea.

Joany and her Australian Para-snowboard teammates are aiming to win Australia's first snowboard medal at the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in PyeongChang. Ski & Snowboard Australia

Full story: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Bring on PyeongChang 2018!

Melissa Perrine and her guide Andy Bor will be ones to watch after taking bronze in today's vision-impaired Downhill race at the IPC Alpine Skiing World Cup Finals.

Here's our wrap of today's action at the venue for next year's Winter Paralympics: [ Bit.ly Link ]
What an incredible start! Joany Badenhorst has won Australia's first medal at the IPC World Cup Finals in PyeongChang.

Joany won a silver medal in the women's Snowboard Cross at the venue for next year's Winter Paralympic Games.

Five Aussies were in action on day one. Read the full story here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
To mark One Year To Go until the Winter Paralympic Games, members of the Australian Paralympic Winter Squad have arrived in PyeongChang for the IPC World Cup Finals beginning tomorrow!

Let’s go Team Australia! #1YTG
ONE YEAR TO GO! To mark #1YTG until the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games, the APC has today announced Nick Dean as the 2018 Australian Paralympic Chef de Mission.

Read more about Nick here: bit.ly/NickDean
The APC is proud to support the Department of Health's new Girls Make Your Move campaign!

For girls and women with disabilities, the time is now to get involved and get active! Find out more at [ Bit.ly Link ]
#GirlsMakeYourMove
Celebrating International Women's Day the only we we know how... through the achievements of Aussie women in Para-sport.

#BeBoldForChange
Australia has finished third at the Para-cycling Track World Championships in LA, finishing with FOUR gold, SIX silver and FOUR bronze medals.

Read a full wrap up of the World Championships here: bit.ly/Aussie3rd
Photo credit: Cycling Australia
DOUBLE GOLD TO AUSTRALIA!

Congratulations to recent world champ Mitchell Gourley, as well as vision impaired skier Melissa Perrine and her guide Andy Bor for their gold medal efforts in the Giant Slalom at the World Para Alpine Skiing World Cup in Japan. Bring on the PyeongChang 2018 test event!
Rio 2016 silver medallist Amanda Reid won her first ever World Championships GOLD at the 2017 Para-cycling Track Worlds! bit.ly/reid-worlds
Our Para-cyclists have touched down in LA and are gearing up for the UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships!

Good luck to all of our Aussie athletes competing. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Cycling Australia Australian Para-cycling
Let kids be kids! The APC is proud to support Play by the Rules - making sport inclusive, safe and fair new campaign to raise awareness of the impact of poor sideline behavior.

Check out the infographic below and visit [ Playbytherules.net.au Link ] for more information.
On target! Rio 2016 Paralympian in shooting Anton Zappelli has won BRONZE in the 50m rifle at the World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in the UAE.

Let's go Anton! Shooting Australia
#ThrowbackThursday to Rio 2016 when Jonathon Milne became the first Australian Paralympic archer to win a medal since 1984.

Archery Australia
#APCOnThisDay: In 1976 the inaugural Winter Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony was held, where Australia was represented by Australian Paralympic Hall of Fame inductee and disability services advocate Ron Finneran bit.ly/winter-1976

Ski & Snowboard Australia World Para Alpine Skiing Paralympic Games
Rio 2016 Paralympic gold medallist Curtis McGrath - Athlete has become the first ever Para-athlete to win the prestigious Sportsman of the Year title at the World Paddle Awards.

Read more at [ Bit.ly Link ]

Australian Canoeing Paracanoe Australia