The Paralympic Games (‘para’ meaning alongside) were fantastic in Sydney and the London Paralympics have started well with a clever advertising campaign by Chanel 4 to promote their coverage. With posters stating “Thanks for the warm-up” spread throughout England and on the billboard immediately outside the Olympic Park, in London.
I remember the excitement of Louise Sauvage winning gold in the 5,000 metre wheelchair race and watching the wheelchair basketball and rugby (known as murder ball). I don’t think I vee seen such a ferocious sport.
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