Sports Access

Host Mark DeMontis travels across Canada to learn more about accessible sports and events.

  • Sledge Hockey

    • Season 5
    • Episode 10

    Sledge Hockey

    Mark DeMontis and Rob Simpson are ready for all things hockey in Nova Scotia, including the 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge, a skate on the sacred Long Pond and a trip to the Hockey Heritage Museum!

  • One Touch

    • Season 5
    • Episode 9

    One Touch

    The 1Touch project is available to those living with vision loss across the United States, but not so much in Canada. Mark DeMontis and his pals help spread the word as they experience firsthand this unique self defense program that promotes confidence and safety.

  • Sunpeaks

    • Season 5
    • Episode 7


    Host Mark DeMontis is ready to tackle his next adventure – this time hitting the slopes for a day of skiing and snowboarding at beautiful Sun Peaks Resort just outside of Kamloops, British Columbia.

  • Goalball

    • Season 5
    • Episode 6


    Halifax, Nova Scotia is throwing a goalball party and you and Sports Access are invited! Meet some of the best players from around Canada and the United States as they vie for the championship at this first annual event.

  • Water Sports

    • Season 5
    • Episode 4

    Water Sports

    Host Mark DeMontis has participated in as many activities for the visually impaired as any person in history. This week he's at it again, trying his hand (or, rather, his oar and paddle) at rowing, kayaking, and dragon boating.

  • Courage Canada

    • Season 5
    • Episode 5

    Courage Canada

    The blind hockey movement is gaining momentum in Canada as more and more people are deciding to lace up their skates. Join host Mark DeMontis in Peterborough, Ontario as he shares his love of the game and gives the community a chance to hit the ice to help raise money for young players.

  • Deep Sea Fishing

    • Season 5
    • Episode 2

    Deep Sea Fishing

    DMo and Simmer loved Prince Edward Island so much they decided to stay a bit longer. Deep sea fishing charters had been pulling 800 to 1,000 pound tuna from the waters off North Lake, PEI. Would our hosts experience similar luck?

  • Archery

    • Season 5
    • Episode 3


    Sports Access co-hosts Mark Demontis and Rob Simpson stage their first ever one-on-one recreational battle. Bragging rights are on the line at the archery range in Caledon, Ontario.

  • PEI Walk

    • Season 5
    • Episode 1

    PEI Walk

    2015 marks the 35th anniversary of the Terry Fox Marathon of Hope and the effort and cause is as strong as ever. Join Mark DeMontis and Rob Simpson as they unite with thousands of runners and walkers for the Terry Fox Run across the Confederation Bridge from New Brunswick to PEI.