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Swimming World Champs

Swimming – Women’s 100m freestyle S10 final – 2013 IPC Swimming World Champions

Published on August 15th, 2013 | by mpower

New Zealand’s Sophie Pascoe swam to gold in a world-record time, while France’s Elodie Lorandi claimed silver and Canada’s Aurelie Rivard took bronze. For more information, please follow us onhttp://www.twitter.com/IPCSwimming orhttp://www.Facebook.com/IPCSwimming or visit the event website at http://www.IPCSwimmingWorlds2013.org. The [&hellip... Read More


Education

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Swimming Pool Entry Adapted for Cerebral Palsy

Published on August 12th, 2013 | by mpower

Wondering how to get into a swimming pool if you have Cerebral Palsy (CP) or another mobility impairment?  Well this video is a little instruction on several different ways to do that.  Watch and learn.  PS [&hellip... Read More


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Victoria Arlen: Paralympic Swimmer

Published on August 4th, 2013 | by mpower

Victoria Arlen was an 11-year-old athlete when she was diagnosed with a disease that put her in a coma for three years. When Arlen woke up she found she was paralyzed from the waist down, but [&hellip... Read More


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Jessica Long: Paralympic Swimmer

Published on July 13th, 2013 | by mpower

Swimmer Jessica Long won 3 gold medals at the Athens Paralympics at age 12. Then she won 4 gold medals, a silver and a bronze in Beijing at age 16, setting 3 new world records — [&hellip... Read More


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Swimming world champs

IPC World Championships Montreal August 2013

Published on May 29th, 2013 | by mpower

Montreal, Canada will host the 2013 IPC Swimming World Championships between 12 and 18 August. Following the success of London 2012 the event is likely to be the biggest to date with over 650 of the [&hellip... Read More


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Swimmer Mary Fisher Smashes World Record

Published on March 22nd, 2013 | by mpower

Paralympic swimmer Mary Fisher sets third world record at the New Zealand National Championships.  She took nearly 10 seconds off the current 200 meter butterfly world record... Read More


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Eleanor Simmonds: Paralympic Swimmer

Published on February 22nd, 2013 | by mpower

Eleanor Simmonds was the poster child of the London 2012 Paralympic Games.  She has smashed several world records and has multiply gold medals in Paralympic Swimming... Read More


Swimming

Swimming for life

Swimming for Life

Published on February 20th, 2013 | by mpower

Having a congenital disability can be the beginning of the end for people in many countries.  From a young age you will be passed over as damaged.  You might even be given up for adoption.  Lucky [&hellip... Read More


Asia

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Paralympics ambition for armless Afghan swimmer

Published on February 9th, 2013 | by mpower

The Guardian: 2.6.13: Abbas Karimi, 14, was born without arms. But that has not dampened his ambition to win a gold medal for swimming in the Paralympics. The teenager will be the first Afghan to represent [&hellip... Read More


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