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Skiing holidays for disabled people


It’s around this time of year when most people set off on their skiing holidays. ABLE2UK has never been one to patronise or belittle those with disabilities, but let’s be honest...when it comes to skiing down slopes a percentage of disabled people may have a slight bit of difficulty . Although that doesn’t mean to say you still can’t participate...

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Disabled Girl to become Olympic Torchbearer


The date is drawing ever closer, the sporting event of the century, we are of course referring to the Olympic Games and if you haven’t been sleeping under a bunker for the past few months you will be well aware that the country has been looking for people to carry the Olympic Flame.

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Find out about Sledge Hockey


The wonderful thing about Sledge Hockey is that the sport can not only be played by disabled and able-bodied people, but also the fact there is little need for any adaptations to be made to cater for ones needs, the only alteration in the game refers to how a player can Tee-charge, they can use any part at the front of their sledge. With players being strapped into a sledge everybody has an equal chance of becoming a sporting champion or, dare we say it, causing themselves a painful injury.

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ABLE2UK interviews Seb Coe


September 8 2011. Tomorrow morning tickets for next year’s Paralympics will go on sale across the world. To mark the occasion Trafalgar Square is hosting International Paralympic Day which gives the public an insight to the 20 sporting events which are planned for the games themselves.

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Wheelchair World Record Holders


The 2012 Guinness Book of Records is launched today so to tie-in with this annual publication we thought we would highlight some amazing world record feats achieved by wheelchair users.

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Sailing for disabled people


Sailing enthusiasts will already know the annual Cowes Week is currently taking place on the Isle of Wight. The event which dates back to 1826 is one of the longest-running regattas in the world which sees 40 daily yacht races comprising of a thousand boats and 8,500 competitors. This year the event’s chosen charity is Toe in the Water...

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