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Day Ten: Conclusion of the 40th Défi sportif AlterGo!

Day Ten: Conclusion of the 40th Défi sportif AlterGo!

Here we are on the final day of the 40th Défi sportif AlterGo! The special anniversary edition of the Défi provided several highlights, and today was no exception. The last day means finals day! The power soccer, wheelchair basketball, para hockey, and boccia finals...

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The 40th Défi sportif AlterGo Marks History

The 40th Défi sportif AlterGo Marks History

Ten days, nine disciplines, and four competition sites. The 40th Défi sportif AlterGo will leave its mark on the 6,000 athletes who participated in the event, regardless of their disabilities. Whether they competed at the school, developmental, or elite levels, they...

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Day Nine: Chantal Petitclerc Cheered On the Athletes!

Day Nine: Chantal Petitclerc Cheered On the Athletes!

Montréal, April 29, 2023 – Senator and Défi sportif AlterGo spokesperson Chantal Petitclerc came to cheer on the athletes taking part in the Classic that bears her name. The swimming events took place at the Claude-Robillard Sports Complex, while the power soccer and...

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The Importance of Para-Athletics to Chantal Petitclerc

The Importance of Para-Athletics to Chantal Petitclerc

On day nine of the 40th Défi sportif AlterGo, the Claude-Robillard Sports Complex was not quite the same without the exuberant energy of the school athletes. But all is not over yet! On Saturday, the Défi sportif AlterGo was proud to present the Chantal Petitclerc...

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LSQ Interpretation: Shining a Light on Silence

LSQ Interpretation: Shining a Light on Silence

Now in its 40th year, the Défi sportif AlterGo prides itself on being an inclusive event. And inclusive it is. But inclusion also means connection, which implies comprehension... At most major events, whether you speak English or French, you’ll hear your language. But...

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Day Seven: 1,200 Young Athletes Answer the Call!

Day Seven: 1,200 Young Athletes Answer the Call!

Montréal, April 27, 2023 – Thursday was the biggest day of the 40th Défi sportif AlterGo’s school component, with 1,256 students representing 56 institutions from eight Quebec regions in attendance! The heat was on in the Montréal 2023 World Boccia Cup quarter-finals,...

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Défi sportif AlterGo: When Veterans Guide Newcomers

Défi sportif AlterGo: When Veterans Guide Newcomers

Thursday was day seven of the 40th Défi sportif AlterGo. In the morning, a group of special guests warmed the hearts of the 1,256 young athletes gathered for the opening ceremony in the multi-sport room of the Claude-Robillard Sports Complex. Kim St‑Pierre, Mathieu...

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Day Six: Non-Stop Action at the Défi sportif AlterGo!

Day Six: Non-Stop Action at the Défi sportif AlterGo!

Montréal, April 26, 2023 – At the Claude-Robillard Sports Complex, students took part in rhythmic gymnastics, ball hockey, and soccer competitions, while the mental health centres faced off in a ball tournament at the Défi sportif AlterGo.   Canadians to face off...

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