Karate is a unique sport, It’s very different from others because it is a sport that requires a lot of discipline, respect, team spirit and other very important values. The competitor, the karate athlete, is a sportsperson, a human, a youth who invests a lot of their energy in trying to control themselves all the […]
Performance of the girl Katya age 6 years. 2 years of training on our program.
Boccia is similar to boules and is for wheelchair users with cerebral palsy or related neurological conditions. The aim is to throw or bowl game balls so they land as close as possible to the white jack. At the Paralympics four years ago Portugal dominated the sport, and in the final they made a bright […]
I am Jamie Greubel-Poser and I am a bronze medallist in women’s bobsled. I love bobsled so much because I’m a very competitive person. Growing up, I was really competitive with my brother. Anything that we did we were competing, whether it was a simple thing like getting in the car first or who could […]
My life is a huge watercolour painting. My vision is blurred and coloured. Up to one meter, after one meter everything blurs. I ask to whomever is nearby to describe the ambience, to tell me what the athlete looks like and what they are wearing. (VoiceOver: face, large face, face near the bottom right) For […]
Chris Holmes, LOCOG Director of Paralympic Integration: 1,000 days to go to the Paralympic Games. That’s 1,000 days for people to get involved, 1,000 days for us at the Organising Committee to really put all the steps in place to make London 2012 the best Paralympic Games ever. Seb Coe, LOCOG Chair: It’s a really, […]
On the 29 July 1948 we had our first competition when the Olympic Games were opened in London. And Oscar Pistorius, no doubt about it, he is a Paralympic superstar! He is headed for greatness! This is a great performance from Tanni Grey-Thompson.
So here we are in the Olympic Park. I’m here as part of a House of Lords select committee visit and I’ve never enjoyed a select committee visit so much in my life. I think that a lot of people are going to come from around the world to see what’s happened here in East […]
This year to raise funds for Power2Inspire I’ve embarked on the Road2Rio challenge which is to do all the Olympic and Paralympic sports. I was born without hands and without feet. The difficult part is that the world is set up for people with hands and with feet. But with some ingenuity, some design I […]