Sunday, September 26, 2021

Tag: Wheelchair Athletes

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...

Differently abled, not disabled

Better health, mobility for wheelchair-bound people wheelchair-users through sports "Differently abled, not disabled" -- this is how Noor Nahian, the founder of Bangladesh Wheelchair Sports...

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...

Best Sports to Play Following a Spinal Cord Injury

Sustaining any form of serious injury can be terrifying, however, when that injury affects your spinal cord, it can be somewhat even more worrying....

Meet The Librarian Who Became Australia’s First Female Wheelchair Rugby Star

“It’s different being on court, smashing each other, and then going off to the library and telling people to keep it down.” Librarian...

The Grandy Man: Quad star Dylan Alcott aims for two Slams at US Open

In singles and doubles, there's no one quite like this 28-year-old from Australia. The US Open is more than just singles, doubles and juniors. The...

Ten interesting things you may not know about wheelchair basketball

The worldwide popularity of adaptive sports is on the up and we are certainly seeing the positive consequences of major sporting events, such as...

39th National Veterans Wheelchair Games Showcases Veteran Athletic Spirit

Over 600 Veterans to participate in rehabilitation event co-sponsored by VA and PVA WASHINGTON – More than 600 military Veterans from across the country, Puerto...

If you want to be inspired, check out the Warrior Games

Spc. Brent Garlic’s dream of joining the NBA came to an end after he was injured during a deployment when a fuel tank following...

‘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...