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With Whitehorse's Graham Nishikawa and Russell Kennedy of Canmore splitting the race as his guide, McKeever won a Canadian record 14th Paralympic medal and 11th gold.

Mike Schultz won the medal in snowboard-cross during his Paralympic debut in PyeongChang, South Korea, on Monday. "This is something that does not have much of a political cost for them", he said, explaining that it did not compromise the North's ability to tightly control the country.

He eventually finished behind Russian skier Aleksei Bugaev, who won gold under a neutral flag, and France's Arthur Bauchet who grabbed silver.

It is New Zealand's second medal following Corey Peters' bronze on Saturday in the Men's Downhill Sitting event.

A lover of action sports, Schultz, 36, continues to compete in motocross; he's won multiple gold medals in the event at the X Games. "Maybe when I was early 20s, but the older I get the harder this is, and the more that I focus on longer distance stuff, the harder this is too".

McKeever posted a winning time of 46 minutes, 2.4 seconds. Arendz also claimed biathlon silver and bronze at the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi.

Hall will race for another medal on Wednesday in the slalom event. "I knew there were some exhausted guys, so I went for it from the start and tried to put some pressure on".

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"I just had to remember that Brian has done 10K and I haven't, so that's learning a bit, of how hard to go and just keeping track of him", Kennedy said.

"I knew straight away I couldn't hold an edge".

Among the three most well attended sessions so far was yesterday morning's wheelchair curling, which had an attendance of 86 per cent for South Korea's match against Canada.

"It was an wonderful comeback after my first run, to finish a really solid slalom run".

Canada will play either the United States or South Korea in a cross-over semifinal on Thursday.

Canadian Paralympians were front and centre at the Legislature in Victoria.

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