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Race Running Athletics

Race Running

Published on August 2nd, 2013 | by mpower

Race running is a great way for someone with mobility impairment to get out on the track.  This young man from South Africa is a great example.  To read an article about this sport click here. [&hellip... Read More


Africa

Nelson Mandela Power of Sport

Nelson Mandela: The Power of Sport

Published on July 4th, 2013 | by mpower

Nelson Mandela has a strong message to send.  Sport does have the power to change the world.  Nations that are at war stop when on the soccer field.  This happens in many ways around the world. [&hellip... Read More


Africa

Surfing Duct Tape

Duct Tape Surfing

Published on June 28th, 2013 | by mpower

18 years ago a slight lapse in concentration crushed Pascale’s dreams of surfing. With the help of a family friend and a roll of duct tape; she can now call herself a surfer... Read More


Africa

Volleyball kenya

Rise and Shine: Sitting Volleyball

Published on March 24th, 2013 | by mpower

Flomenah has a new dream. Before she started playing sitting volleyball, she thought of herself as a disabled with no future, but now that she is involved in the Leap Sport programme, she sees her future [&hellip... Read More


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Basketball international

PlayAble

Published on February 20th, 2013 | by mpower

PlayAble is taking sport to the people.  This organization is working in developing countries to bring adaptive sports to individuals with disabilities.  They are crossing cultural hurdles and educating many people about the simple fact that [&hellip... Read More


Africa

Kenya sport

Disability Sport in Kenya

Published on February 4th, 2013 | by mpower

Disabled Kenyan schoolboy Alex has never heard of the Paralympic Games or left his village. He travels to London to find out about sport for the disabled. He meets with Adam and Aidan, two hopefuls for [&hellip... Read More


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