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The Growth of Adaptive Sports

Brian Davis served his country in the U.S. Navy from 2004 through 2009, including an eight-month deployment to the Middle East. But he admits that after a motorcycle accident in 2008 that left him in a wheelchair, he had moments where he sat at home on the couch and felt lost with an uncertain future ahead of him. 501 more words

Sports Tourism

Wheels and Stone - Curling to Gold

When I visited PyeongChang last July, I’ve had the opportunity to try out curling, one of the sports categories in Olympic Winter Games. People normally undermine the sports, thinking all the athletes do are using broomsticks to polish the floor, allowing the stone to glide smoothly across the ground. 455 more words


Box 61 - Jonnie Peacock - 29th October 2015

Who: Jonnie Peacock

Sport: Paralympic Athletics

Event: Men’s 100m

Date: 7th September 2012

The world record holder powered away in the last 30 metres to finish in a Paralympic record of 10.90 seconds to take the Paralympics T44 100m crown. 88 more words

Gold Post Box

Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall return to Matrix Fitness

2014 World Champions Lora Turnham and Corrine Hall will return to Matrix Fitness in 2016 as the para-cycling pairing build up to the Rio Paralympic Games. 318 more words

Team News

Race Day Doha!!

Hey guys,

So tomorrow is my big day at the IPC Athletics World Championships. I’ve been going crazy waiting and watching, but I’ll get my chance to don the green and gold in the T37 1500m at 17:10 Local time (22:10 WST). 37 more words

On the Road Again

Getting on my bike today for the first proper time in 8 weeks felt absolutely amazing.

My legs certainly didn’t know what hit them when we left for Alderly Edge averaging 19mph and pushing up any sort of ‘hill’ we came across. 399 more words


Saskatchewan's Becky Richter claims Paralympic bronze

DOHA, Qatar – Canada’s Becky Richter captured bronze in the women’s T51 club throw at the world Paralympic track and field championships Saturday. The Saskatoon native threw 15.11 metres, and had mixed feelings about her performance. 145 more words