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Disabled Russians Face Major Access Barriers

Disabled Russians Face Major Access Barriers

“There are no invalids in the USSR.” This was the laughable, official statement from the Russian government when asked if they were planning to send any disabled athletes to the first Paralympic games back in 1980. A cheeky response; just what you’d expect from a Communist government obsessed with molding the perfect society. And sadly,  […]

Candace Cable Goodwill Ambassador to Georgia

Candace Cable Goodwill Ambassador to Georgia

Since the 1980s, Candace Cable has been a name in the disability sports world, winning nine Paralympic medals in wheelchair racing and snagging six Boston Marathon wins. She helped put wheelchair racing on the map, making it one of the first adapted sports the masses  care about. Since her wheelchair racing days and her subsequent […]

Meet Wheelchair Aerialist Paul Nunnari

Meet Wheelchair Aerialist Paul Nunnari

An ex-Paralympian turned wheelchair aerialist, Paul Nunnari is the world’s first person to attempt wheelchair aerialism. In fact, you could say he invented the notion of it, as it’s an incredibly difficult thing to do. Not only must you have a strong upper body, it must be a grotesquely strong upper body, and needs to […]