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Motivational Video Of Disabled Wheelchair Athletes Coming

Motivational Video Coming When I won a division level Toastmasters speech contest last year, one of the members who was present whom I haven’t seen for some time was a fellow in a wheelchair.  It was shortly after the 2010 … Continue reading

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I Met A Real Life Sledge Hockey Player

After being introduced to sledge hockey at the recent Paralympics, it’s so wild that I met a real life sledge hockey player this week. I was competing in a Toastmasters speech contest and one of the audience members, Nawid, whom … Continue reading

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More Inspirational Skiers From Paralympics

I knew there were going to be more inspirational moments from the Vancouver Paralympics.  Lauren Woolstencroft won two gold medals in skiing so far.  She was born without legs below the knees and one arm below the elbow.  If you … Continue reading

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Paralympics More Inspiring Than Olympics In Some Ways

I’m trying to catch some of the Vancouver Paralympics on TV.  I have to admit, this event has not interested me in the past but it certainly does now.  With more media coverage than ever before, the Paralympics, which is … Continue reading

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Preview Of Winter Paralympics

I just saw a preview of the Winter Paralympics to take place a bit after the 2010 Winter Olympics.  The sled hockey event looks pretty rough.   These are hockey players who play sitting on a sled since they are … Continue reading

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