Marie Wright of Moose Jaw & Coach Wayne Kiel of Balgonie Begin the World Wheelchair Curling Championship Tomorrow!

Photo Credit(Moose Jaw Herald/Randy Palmer)

The 2017 World Wheelchair Curling Championship begins Friday (Eastern Time) at the Gangneung Curling Centre in PyeongChang, South Korea and will be the official test event for the 2018 Winter Paralympics. Marie Wright of Moose Jaw is joined by Jim Armstrong, Ina Forrest, Mark Ideson, Ellis Tull, and Coach Wayne Kiel of Balgonie. Team Canada is ranked No. 2 in the world behind Team Russia, where we will see Canada play their first game of this years championship tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. (Eastern Time) against Scotland. The championship runs all week long with playoffs beginning next Friday!Good Luck to all of Team Canada as they begin their journey towards that gold medal!

For all scores/results throughout the week, please visit the World Curling Federation website, or clickhere.

If you have not done so yet, read all about Marie and her road to making Team Canada,click here.