Sunday, September 26, 2021

Tag: Paralympics

History of the Paralympics

Sport for athletes with an impairment has existed for more than 100 years, and the first sport clubs for the deaf were already in...

Sports Apparel Doesn’t Always Fit Wheelchair Athletes. This Designer Wants to Change That

An elite runner with Olympic genes created a collection just for Paralympians as the capstone project for her master’s degree. In an effort to make...

‘It’s to show them what we can do, not what we can’t do’

Strength, skill and no-holds-barred hits: wheelchair hurling stars all set for international duty The question was always coming, so obvious and predictable that they can...

This 17-Time Paralympics Champ Is Beyond Inspiring

One quick look is all it takes to know with 100 percent certainty that Tatyana McFadden is really, really strong. Her arms are rippling...

Wheelchair curling at the 2018 Winter Paralympics: All you need to know

Wheelchair curling made its Paralympic debut in Torino in 2006. Teams are comprised of male and female athletes who have a physical impairment in the...

“I have a lot of sports to play”, says wheelchair basketball player Kartiki Patel

Kartiki is headed for the Asian Para Games qualifiers in Bangkok next month Almost 10 years ago, Kartiki Patel woke up in a hospital...

Specialty wheelchairs help athletes thrive

 TAMPA (FOX 13) - They are athletes who have faced more challenges than sports but there's a company in Pinellas Park giving them a...

Golf: A game for everyone

After becoming a quadriplegic in 2008, Sydneysider James Gribble's is on an inspiring journey to make golf accessible for all abilities. Everything changed in James...

Accident survivor making a name in wheelchair tennis

In the course of three years, Taylor Graham has accomplished many things: Survived a motorcycle accident, adjusted to a spinal cord injury and a...

Focus on your ability and not your disability, says Justin Vijay Jesudas

Spinal cord injury has not stopped Justin Vijay Jesudas from pursuing his dreams “All things are difficult before becoming easy,” says Justin Vijay Jesudas. After...