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2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi

Sochi, Russia.08/03/2014- Canadian Josh Dueck celebrates his silver medal in the mens sitting skiing downhill during the 2014 Paralympic Games.Photo(Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee

Canada's first day of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi

Getty ImagesMarch 8, 2014

March 8, 2014: The first day of competition at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi saw Canada pick up medals in downhill and biathlon races, and its curling and sledge hockey teams win their opening matches against Russia and Sweden respectively. More on Canada's Day 1. Canadian sit-skier Josh Dueck had a particularly special day, winning silver in his event in the men's downhill on the 10-year anniversary of the day of the accident that left him in a wheelchair.