Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Skier McKeever Finishes IPC World Cup Season with Back-to-Back Wins

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Canadian Skier McKeever Finishes IPC World Cup Season with Back-to-Back Wins

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McKeever finishes IPC season with two wins

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VUOKATTI, Finland - Canadian skier Brian McKeever and guide Graham Nishikawa won the final IPC World Cup race of the season, finishing first in the men's 10-kilometre skate-ski race in the visually impaired division.

The Canadian duo clocked a winning time of 22 minutes 31.1 seconds a day after winning their first race of the season.

"I felt awful in the warm up - like there was nothing there," McKeever said. "But once we got going I really settled in and started to feel good."

"I am not really good judging the pace in these 10 kilometre races. These distances are Nish's bread and butter so he was super good today, setting a quick pace from the start -- almost too good."

McKeever, who also won Saturday's 20-kilometre race, made his first two IPC World Cup starts of the season. …

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