Mac Marcoux

Mac Marcoux burst onto the IPC World Cup scene in 2013 when, at just 15 years old, he scored three World Cup podium finishes, earned a silver medal in giant slalom at the world championships in La Molina, Spain, and became the national slalom and giant slalom champion. Marcoux races in the visually impaired category as one of the youngest competitors on the IPC World Cup circuit and is guided by his older brother, Billy Joe Marcoux…more (excerpted from Paralympic.ca)

Andrew Snell graduates to yellow belt!

Andrew  Recieves His Yellow Belt December 11
Andrew Receives His Yellow Belt December 11

 

Andrew Snell was the happiest man in Sault Ste. Marie as he was promoted to yellow belt on Wednesday December 11th by Master Frank Woon-A-Tai, Grand Master of the International Karate Daigaku (IKD) and Sensei Chris Troch, head instructor of the Sault Ste. Marie IKD.

Congratulations Andrew! Keep up the good work.

Bulletin: New Sport- International Karate Daigaku

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SENSEI CHRIS TROCH a 5th degree Black belt with 30 years experience wants to introduce you to KARATE.

He has been training for 30 years and teaching for 28.Offering Karate classes to persons with varied disabilities will give them the many benefits of Karate.

 

These include:

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Exercise,
Self Discipline,
Range of Motion,
Flexibility,
Concentration,
Improve Co-ordination,
Increase Strength,
Increase Social Skill,
Leadership Skill,
Overall Wellness,
Mental Discipline.

WHERE: 54 Wellington Street West
CALL: 705-759-8552 TO SET UP AN APPOINTMENT.

KARATE IS FOR EVERYONE!

Road to Winter Paralympic Games Sochia Russia

MAC AND BJ MEDALS PHOTO MARCH 24 2013On October 26, 2013, a Halloween Costume Ball was held at the Bush Plane Museum in honour of Mac & BJ Marcoux’s Road to the Winter Paralympic Games in Sochia Russia. It was a great to see so many people of all ages out to support the boys and their family in this endeavour.

Mac and BJ became official members of the National team making Mac the youngest member of the team on the IPC World Cup Circuit. They have earned a silver and two bronze medals and on August 27 2013, won a gold medal in the Super G Event in Mt. Hutt, New Zealand.

Both Mac and BJ are honour roll students. Mac was nominated for the Broughton Trophy in June, 2013 and served as Chair for the Ride for Sight for the Foundation Fighting Bilndness for the past two years. The boys are committed to giving back to the community

They live by the motto: Work Hard, Ski Fast, Be Humble.