Month: April 2022

INSPIRATIONAL WEDNESDAY: Anita Pallara, powerchair football player

Meet Anita Pallara, a powerchair football player and an active member of Famiglie SMA, an NGO dedicated to fight the rare genetic disease SMA – spinal muscular atrophy. We had a chance to meet Anita in person during our study visit to Bari, Italy, and witness her dedication, skills and professionalism during the wheelchair football …

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Presenting ASP project on Health Day in Celje, Slovenia

On Saturday, 23.4.2022, Celje City Municipality organised an event to promote the values of health, sport and healthy lifestyle. Slovenian partner Mcc Celjski Mladinski Center participated and we had a chance to promote the project and share our work with general public. The main purpose of Adaptive sport programs project is to bring sport activities closer to …

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INSPIRATIONAL WEDNESDAY: First female to ever lose a limb in active combat

In 2004  Melissa Stockwell deployed with the 1st Cavalry Division to Baghdad, Iraq.  On April 13, she was on a routine convoy when her HUMVEE was hit by a roadside bomb. The blast resulted in the amputation of her left leg above the knee and she became the first female to ever lose a limb …

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INSPIRATIONAL WEDNESDAY: Bethany Hamilton – Soul surfer that lost an arm but followed her dream

Known most notably as one of the biggest comeback stories of our time, Bethany Hamilton has become synonymous with inspiration. Her story of determination, faith, and hope has resounded worldwide and still acts as an encouragment to us all. At the age of 13 as a rising surf star, Bethany lost her left arm to …

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