The 16th Summer Paralympics will be held from the 25th of August to the 6th of September 2020, and will stage 540 events in 22 sports. The gold standard of international multi-sports competitions for para-athletes is always full of action, […]
Many of us idolise professional athletes, and with good cause.
Disabled athletes have always revered the Paralympics as a means for them to compete professionally, despite whatever type of disability or ailment they may be suffering from. While it isn’t quite as popular or as large as the main Olympic […]
Being disabled is a difficult situation for the person suffering, but it can also lead to a number of other long-term issues. These are some of the most common problems affect those with disabilities, and should be watched out for […]
Everyone living in our modern society has obstacles, challenges and responsibilities to face. All of these shape our lives in unique ways, but for people living with disabilities, these pressures can feel insurmountable at times.
Today’s disabled athletes have access to a wide range of different technologies designed to enhance their performance while competing on the field. Not only is this tech state-of-the-art, but it gives these athletes a chance to compete in the same […]
Being disabled means having to deal with a long list of different and unique problems, but this list is expanded for those that want to become involved in some kind of sport. From isolation to a lack of local opportunities, […]
While the sports section is generally filled with the accomplishments of rich and famous able-bodied athletes, there are countless athletes with disabilities who have inspired the world with their incredible achievements. Here we celebrate and acknowledge the accomplishments of just […]
Nerve damage is a very common cause (or side effect) of disability, and for many paraplegic athletes, it is an ongoing challenge that needs to be fought wherever possible. Luckily, there are a few key health supplements on the market […]
There’s no doubt about it, extreme sports push the body to its absolute limits. These sports are challenging even for the able-bodied and many would believe that those with tetraplegia could never enjoy – never mind compete – in extreme […]