Identifying Potential Paralympians. In 15 minutes…. Familiarise you with the world of Paralympic Rowing Try and show you how you might identify someone in your club who has the potential to be a Paralympian. Challenge your thoughts on being open to rowers with disabilities .
Arms and Shoulders
Trunk and Arms
Legs, Trunk & Arms
Arms & shoulders (AS)
Trunk and Arms (TA)
Legs, Trunk and arms (LTA)
defect of the hand/3 finger amputation
…Especially those already in your club!
(TA/AS – Tall, Long Arms, Athletic, Strong)
What if you aren’t sure how to integrate someone/don’t have the right equipment?
It does not have to be labour intensive or expensive!
Final Thoughts have the right equipment?
173,379 people with a disability in British Universities
Less than 1% involved in sport