Wheelchair basketball was one of the foundation sports at the first Paralympic Games in Rome, 1960. The sport is currently hailed as the fastest growing sport for athletes with a disability. The game was initiated in the late 1940’s when basketball players returned from World War II to the U.S.A unable to play able-bodied basketball adapted the rules to enable it to be played in wheelchairs.
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Wheelchair basketball is currently hailed as the fastest growing sport for athletes with a disability. The game was initiated in the late 1940’s when basketball players returned from World War II to the U.S.A unable to play able-bodied basketball adapted the rules to enable it to be played in wheelchairs.
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Inclusion basketball programs we strive to offer are: – Basketball for people with an intellectual impairment. – Wheelchair basketball. – Walking basketball. – Female participation. – Multicultural groups. Basketball NSW is committed to education the basketball community on best practice of inclusion, increase awareness and provide specific programs for all members of the community to play the game of basketball.
Wheelchair Sports NSW: working with veterans and their families . From rugby to basketball and AFL, there are a huge amount of opportunities for veterans of all abilities to jump in a chair and play sport. In partnership with VSA, Wheelchair Sports NSW is creating opportunities for veterans from around NSW to get involved in wheelchair sports at local venues.
Wheelchair Sports NSW/ACT operates under the vision that everyone in NSW/ACT can enjoy the benefits of sport alongside each other. We achieve this by providing sporting opportunities for people living with a physical disability in our 8 managed sports of Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Aussie Rules, Wheelchair Rugby, Wheelchair Tennis, Para-Powerlifting, Disability Lawn Bowls, Wheelchair Track and Road, and Frame Running.
Brendon has been involved with WS NSW/ACT for more than 40 years. Born with Spina Bifida, chose Wheelchair Basketball as his sport. As a junior he competed in the Junior National Games, including the inaugural Games in 1981 and as the NSW Team Captain in 1985. Brendon also played in senior wheelchair basketball and wheelchair tennis competitions.
Wheelchair Sports NSW / ACT, Ryde, New South Wales, Australia. 6,381 likes · 40 talking about this · 32 were here. Our Mission is to change the lives of people with a disability through sport.
ParaQuad Tasmania provides sports chairs for Ulverstone's basketball and Aussie rules. Its CEO, Carmel Clark, said wheelchair sports provide healthy lifestyle options, positive social interactions ...
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