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Paralympians competing at curling triples


By Alasdair Fraser

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Father and son team Mike and Danny Walker in action.
Father and son team Mike and Danny Walker in action.

Two medal-winning heroes of the 2014 Winter Olympics are taking part in this week’s seventh Highland Wheelchair Curling Triples in Inverness.

Paralympians Jim Gault and Gregor Ewan, part of the bronze-winning GB team in Russia four years ago, top the billing at Inverness Ice Centre.

Adding further quality to what is a popular date on the sport’s calendar is Bellshill counterpart Jim Sellar, part of the GB team who finished seventh in the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010.

In all, the three-day event, which finishes today, has attracted 27 curlers of different ages and abilities from as far south as Newcastle, with three teams in attendance from England’s Northern Ice.

Read more in today's Highland News or North Star.


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