The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event, involving
athletes with a range of physical disabilities, including impaired muscle power (
Paralympics history begins in Rome, Italy in 1960 where the first Paralympic
Games were held. The Games are now the 2nd biggest sporting event in the
A place where kids can explore the Paralympic world. ... The concept for the
Paralympic Games was devised by Sir Ludwig Guttmann, an English
The Paralympic Games are multi-sport disability events for athletes with physical
mental and sensorial disabilities.
Sep 4, 2012 ... In the workshop where Paralympic athletes have their equipment fixed, ... Since
they were designed by American inventor and amputee Van ...
In other cases the sport itself is modified, or entirely new sports are invented. ...
sport is wheelchair racing, which has been part of the Summer Paralympics since
Jun 24, 2012 ... He also invented the Paralympic Games. Dr Guttmann was a German Jew who
fled the Nazis in 1939. He was helped to Britain by CARA, the ...
Ingenia asked people and companies involved in Paralympic technology for ...
Originally designed by inventor and amputee Van Phillips, the blade-shaped ...
Aug 18, 2012 ... It is also unveiling a system of screen graphics, invented by Giles Long, one of
the UK's most successful Paralympic swimmers, based on ...
Feb 6, 2014 ... It wasn't long ago that Megan Harmon's dream of boardercross racing in the
Paralympics would have been just a dream. The proper sports ...