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Sochi 2014 Paralympic Opening Ceremony - Programme


This is the programme distributed at the stadium the day of the Opening Paralympic Ceremony



Valerio Perino

You will win this race, too

“You could throw me in the fire and I won’t be burned / For my faith is your desire and your love endures/ You could cast me in the lion’s den and they won’t harm me / For your grace surrounds me and it sets me free” 463 more words

Oscar Pistorius

Sochi 2014 Winter Paralympics: The highs and lows of a ground-breaking Games for ParalympicsGB

Record ticket sales, record viewing numbers and an outstanding performance by the Great Britain team across all sports is a story we have heard before about the Paralympic Games. 471 more words


How racing cyborgs will push prosthetics into the future

Want to watch cyborgs compete in epic sporting events? A bionic battle is set to go down in October of 2016 at the first Cybathalon… 216 more words

Congratulations Stephanie Jallen

Hey Northeast Pennsylvania, great news — our very own Stephanie Jallen has won 2 bronze medals at the 2014 Paralympics currently being held in Russia. Perhaps, when we feel sorry for ourselves, and are looking to blame others, we can follow the example of this incredible teenager, who didn’t seek the sympathy from this world so many desire, she only sought the opportunity to compete, and not only did she complete, she won.  1,678 more words
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Oscar moment

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Dear Oscar,

The first time I saw you was on TV in the run-up to the London 2012 Paralympics.  I had never watched the Olympics or Paralympics before but you inspired me to watch the 2012 Paras and I realised what I’d missed.  199 more words

Oscar Pistorius