Month: September 2022

EUROPEAN WEEK OF SPORTS: Sports day in Celje’s local elementary school Glazija

On Tuesday, 27.9.2022, Celje Youth Center held a major sport event as part of our local activities during the European Week of sports. We wanted to follow the slogans #beactive #beadaptive, so we decided to collaborate with local elementary school for pupils with different mental and phisical disabilities. Together, we planned a sports day for …

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INSPIRATIONAL WEDNESDAY: Wheelchair handball team Slovenia

Today our Inspirational Wednesday is a bit different. Usually we present inspiring athletes, but today we will focus on the whole national team! Heroes on carts sent a bronze salute last Sunday to homeland Slovenia. The Slovenian wheelchair handball team won the bronze medal at the World Championship in Egypt.  “We went to Egypt with …

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EUROPEAN SPORTS WEEK: Basketball game at CVD Golovec

Let’s start the European Sports Week! From September 23 to September 30 we organize activities that encourage regular physical activity and raise awareness of the importance of an active lifestyle. Today we successfully opened the European Sports Week by playing a basketball game on the renovated playground at CVD Golovec (which we renovated last year …

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Printed versions of PLAYBOOK are here

Here they are! Freshly printed Adaptive Sport Programs PLAYBOOKS came to our office at Celje Youth Center today. They contain good practices from each partner country and many sport activities adapted for people with visual impairments, people with mental disabilities and people with physical disabilities. We decided to print two versions – one standard and one in Braille, …

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INSPIRATIONAL WEDNESDAY: David Roberts, one of the best male Paralympians

David Roberts CBE is one of the greatest male Paralympian the UK has ever produced. His gold medal tally equals that of Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson and Sarah Storey, a joint record for the most Paralympic titles ever won by a British athlete. He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of eleven and was encouraged …

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INSPIRATIONAL WEDNESDAY: Hannah Cockroft, wheelchair racer

Hannah Cockroft has won five Paralympic, 10 world and two European titles since making her international debut in 2011, while still in her mid-twenties. She added to her collection by winning gold in the 100m, 400m and 800m T34 at London 2017.  She successfully retained her women’s 100 metres T34 Paralympic title after winning gold …

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