Wheelchair racer sets mark
Nanoose Bay wheelchair racer Michelle Stilwell is busily breaking records as she propels herself toward the Paralympic Games this summer.
The 37-year-old set two more world records Thursday, establishing new marks in the 100-metre and 200m races at the Daniela Jutzeler Memorial meet in Pratteln, Switzerland.Stilwell broke the 100m world record for her T52 division in a time of 19 seconds, then blazed to a record time of 34.08 seconds in the 200m.
Last month Stilwell demonstrated again her versatility as she set a course record at the Victora Times Colonist 10K.
The Paralympic Games will be held in London beginning Aug. 29.