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Paralympic Games

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The Paralympic Games is a major international multi-sport event, involving athletes with a range of physical disabilities, including impaired muscle power ( e.g. ...

Paralympics History - History of the Paralympic Movement

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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 world.

History of the Games | Paralympic Education Program

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A place where kids can explore the Paralympic world. ... The concept for the Paralympic Games was devised by Sir Ludwig Guttmann, an English neurosurgeon, ...

Paralympic Games: Information, News & Events - Disabled World

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The Paralympic Games are multi-sport disability events for athletes with physical mental and sensorial disabilities.

Running on blades... the role of technology in Paralympics ...

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Sep 4, 2012 ... In the workshop where Paralympic athletes have their equipment fixed, ... Since they were designed by American inventor and amputee Van ...

Sporting patents for Paralympians

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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 .

Paralympics founder Sir Ludwig Guttmann honoured - Channel 4 ...

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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 ...

Articles - Paralympic Technology - Ingenia

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Ingenia asked people and companies involved in Paralympic technology for ... Originally designed by inventor and amputee Van Phillips, the blade-shaped ...

Paralympics 2012: Channel 4 trains reporters with disabilities | Sport ...

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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 ...

Utahn's invention allows snowboarder to qualify for paralympics ...

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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 ...

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Ludwig Guttmann, the doctor who invented the Paralympics - BBC

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Aug 15, 2012 ... The first Paralympic games took place in Rome in 1960 but the idea for a parallel games for disabled people was born 12 years earlier, right ...

Ludwig Guttman: “inventor” of the Paralympics | Shiraz Socialist

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Aug 24, 2012 ... His name was Ludwig Guttman; he was a pioneering German-Jewish neurosurgeon and he invented the Paralympics, Guttman knew that sport ...

Paralympics founder Sir Ludwig Guttmann's legacy celebrated in ...

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Aug 3, 2012 ... The Paralympic Games were the creation of one remarkable man, whose story is told in a forthcoming BBC drama.