Samanta Zavski

Inspirational Wednesday: Inês Fernandes at the F20 Weight Launch with the 10.19 meter mark!

Inês Fernandes ends her participation in the European Athletics Championship WPA Bydgoszcz 2021 in 10th place in the F20 Weight Throw with the 10.19 meter mark. Inês Fernandes is a Portuguese Paralympic athlete who competes in shot put at the Paralympic Games and hammer throw, javelin throw and discus throw at the INAS World Athletics Championships and INAS Global Games.   Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In%C3%AAs_Fernandes and https://www.facebook.com/paralimpicos.pt/posts/848513355761015

Inspirational Wednesday: Sports tools for athletes with disabilities. The list of beneficiaries has been published by the Italian Government Sport Department.

The Italian Government – Department for Sport has published the ministerial decree of approval for the definitive list of the beneficiaries of the resources intended for the purchase of sports tools and equipment for the start-up of sports for the disabled. Athletes and participants in sports activities represented by the Sport Club for the disabled …

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Inspirational Wednesday: Italian record of Tonetto in discus throwing and Petrillo in 400 meters

The departure for the Paralympic European Championships in Athletics in Bydgoszcz (Poland), scheduled in a few days, is approaching with the best of wishes for the blue jersey. There are two squads of the national team who will present themselves at the appointment with two fresh Italian records in their pockets, signed last weekend. The …

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Inspirational Wednesday: ifs SPAGAT

Institut für Sozialdienste is a large multi-disciplinary, politically independent, non-denominational organisation supporting people with or questions in the Austrian province of Vorarlberg or social problems. One department of the Organization is “ifs Assistenz”. It’s based on the strengths and abilities of our clients. The goal is to strengthen people with disabilities in their personal responsibility …

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Inspirational Wednesday: “Nič nam ne manjka” (eng. We’re not missing anything)

Slovenski parašportniki sporočajo: Nič nam ne manjka Dolgoletna partnerja Lidl Slovenija in Zveza za šport invalidov – Slovenski paralimpijski komite (Zveza ŠIS-SPK) sta združila moči v kampanji, s katero želita pozornost javnosti usmeriti na slovenske parašportnike in njihove zavidljive uspehe, hkrati pa med ljudmi širiti zavest, da sami lahko premagajo vse ovire, ki so jim …

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Inspirational Wednesday: Crip Camp Documentary

In the early 1970s, teenagers with disabilities faced a future shaped by isolation, discrimination and institutionalization. Camp Jened, a ramshackle camp “for the handicapped” (a term no longer used) in the Catskills, exploded those confines. Jened was their freewheeling Utopia, a place with summertime sports, smoking and make-out sessions awaiting everyone, and campers experienced liberation …

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Inspirational Wednesday: World Para Dance Sport

World Para Dance Sport made sure that the pandemic did not prevent them from reaching new audiences. In 2020 they held a Freestyle & Showdance virtual competition, which 100 participants from 19 nations joined. Athletes submitted their videos online, allowing their performances to be judged by a panel of international adjudicators in seven different categories. …

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Inspirational Wednesday: Good Practice TG4A

Associação Recreativa, Cultural e Social de Silveirinhos: TG4A Adapted Portuguese Traditional Games is a project that aims to bring equal opportunities to people with disabilities and / or mental illness to participate and compete in traditional games. The purpose of traditional game is to maintain the traditions, history and to create opportunities for people of …

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