Monday, June 30, 2008

Paralympic Trials 2008 Wheelchair Track

As the Olympic trials go on, Paralympic trials are also being held. Here's a clip from Eugene Oregon, where a video was taken by some very enthusiastic family members and coaches. Enjoy watching this exciting sport. 102 degrees on the track, the 1500 m race...



For a list of all the track and field results, go here.

Tatyana McFadden, who fought for the right to be included in wheelchair track events in high school, and who is a repeat Paralympian, is being featured on McDonald's cups as sponsorship opportunities for Paralympians increase. As a result of her efforts, Maryland passed legislation providing equal opportunities for participation in school sports that goes into effect tomorrow , July 1. Here's a short clip about her:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the Paralympic news updates!