Paralympics

Resources for Adaptive Winter Sports

If the Olympic buzz has you inspired to get off the couch and take to the outdoors to ski, snowboard or ice skate, there is certainly no shortage of opportunities to do so in Pennsylvania.  For those with disabilities, there also are a variety of local venues where children and adults can learn a new winter sport. 

Paralympics to Showcase World’s Best Athletes with Disabilities

If you have seen South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee, run at the Olympics, you know that people with disabilities are among the world’s best athletes. Those athletes will take center stage in London when the Paralympics begin on August 29.  We’re not sure Queen Elizabeth II will parachute from the skies, but she will attend the opening ceremony.