Paralympian Abi Tripp reveals how disqualification brought clarity, joy

Kingston’s two-time Paralympian swimmer, Abi Tripp, is deep into her psychology classes at Laval University, but memories of her Tokyo Paralympic race on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021 still fill her with joy, even though she was disqualified from the women’s 100 metre breaststroke. Tripp handled the disqualification with grace, saying,

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Kingston swimmer headed to Tokyo Paralympic Games

Kingston Y Penguins swimmer Abi Tripp will be heading to the Paralympic Games in Tokyo this fall as one of about 19 members of Team Canada’s swim team. “Representing Canada is something that not everybody gets the chance to do — it’s incredible and so special. We’re all excited to

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Scotiabank pledges $500,000 to neonatal intensive care unit

The University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) and local paralympian Abi Tripp celebrated a $500,000.00 contribution from Scotiabank in support of the Kingston Health Sciences Centres (KHSC) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. “At Scotiabank, investing in our communities has been a focus for over 185 years, and

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