Be a Proud Paralympianwith CPISRA World Games
What does it mean to be a para-athlete? What does it take? The Proud Paralympian initiative, borne of the International Paralympic Committee, offers some ideas.
Run by athletes, for athletes, the Proud Paralympian program will take place prior to the start of competition within the period of Classification and Training. The Proud Paralympian workshop programme will inspire and educate athletes not only for the competition programme of the games, but also as a citizen and future career.
The 6 learning units from the below mentioned modules will be de livered:
- The Paralympic Movement
- Athlete Health and Wellbeing
- Human Rights
- Working with the Media
- Dual Career Strategy
Stephen is a professional athlete from England. He competes in field athletics in the F32 Club Throw event. He has represented Great Britain for over 20 years gaining an extensive medal haul in Paralympic games, World Championships and European Championships. During his time as an athlete Stephen has taken every opportunity to inspire others and is now a renowned motivational speaker.Stephen has been given several honours over the years, the latest of which was receiving MBE award in the 2016 New Years honours.
Richard is a Spanish Paralympic swimmer born in San Sebastian. He started swimming very soon, at the age of 5, as a treatment for his congenital mental disability. Richard has represented Spain for over 20 years becoming the swimmer with cerebral palsy with the best list of triumphs in the world. He is one of the most awarded Spanish athletes of all time.
James is an Irish CP Footballer, playing for the Ireland CP Football team from 1995, including three World Championships and two Paralympic Games before his final tournament in 2010. He is a former member of the Athletes Commission of Paralympics Ireland and board member of People with Disabilities in Clare. James was selected as Athlete Representative for IFCPF in 2015.
Samantha is a British Para Taekwondo athlete, having achieved her 3rd Dan with Kang Han Martial Arts. Her first international competition was in Northern Ireland where she won a silver medal. Samantha also competed at the 2014 Commonwealth Taekwondo Championships in Edinburgh and 2015 CP World Games in Nottingham. In 2017 Samantha competed at the World Para Taekwondo Championships in London, England.
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VenueHow to arrive
Sant Cugat City Councill
Plaça de la Vila, Nº 1
Sant Cugat del Vallès, 08172 (Barcelona)