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From April 25th to May 1st 2016 it is the Défi sportif AlterGo event. Défi sportif AlterGo is presented by Hydro-Québec. 5000 victories; 5000 stories.

Sports

Wheelchair curling

Description

The objective of wheelchair curling is to get the stone as close to the centre ring as possible. Two co-ed teams play at a time, each having four members. A game consists of eight ends. During an end, teams alternate turns with each player “throwing,” in fact sliding, two rocks toward the rings. In wheelchair curling there is no sweeping, which means each throw has to be even more precise. The player’s wheelchair must be stationary during the throw and the stones can be thrown by hand or given an initial push with a cue.

After both teams have delivered eight rocks, the team with the rock closest to the centre is awarded one point for each of its own rocks that is closer than the opponent's closest rock.

The winner is the team with the highest score after all ends have been completed.

The Défi sportif is organised by AlterGo.
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