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Road to Tokyo 2020 | Agitos Foundation

My sister has a disability. I want them to feel good. I don’t want them to be compared to others. I don’t want them to feel like they are inferior to others. That’s why I decided to take part in Para sports coaching. We’re in the great campus of Nihon Fukushi University. We are doing […]

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Misawa Paralympics

Service members from Misawa Air Base competed in a friendly Paralympics in the Misawa Sports Center The mayor of Misawa extended an invitation to the base And the event was to raise awareness and support for the official Paralympics coming to Tokyo in 2020 They participated in sports they’ve never played before Since they’re primarily […]

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Spirit in Motion
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Spirit in Motion

Turning disabilities into abilities in over 6 decades. The Paralympic Movement has challenged itself and the perception of the public. Never before has it been so all encompassing, creating change in and outside of sport. From humble beginnings in Stoke Mandeville and Rome, the Paralympic Movement has grown to develop elite competitions for athletes from […]

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Motivation | Chasing Greatness
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Motivation | Chasing Greatness

Boccia requires a lot of practice. It’s a game of tactics. It’s technical and requires concentration. Because to win will be down to the finest detail. I’ve been playing boccia for 19 years now. When people ask me what sport I compete in and I tell them boccia, they always, always ask me ‘what is […]

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