While the World Focuses on the Olympics let us not forget the Paralympics

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Sourced from: https://www.paralympic.org/the-ipc/history-of-the-movement

Is there a difference between, Paralympics and Special Olympics? Yes there is. Special Olympics is for athletes with intellectual abilities while the Paralympics deals with 6 kinds of disabilities.

People often ask the question “What is the difference between Special Olympics and Paralympics?”

Special Olympics, the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee are complementary organizations, each one a testimony to the power of sport.

Sourced from: http://www.specialolympics.org/Regions/europe-eurasia/News-and-Stories/Stories/Ties-between-Special-Olympics-and-Paralympics.aspx

Sourced from: https://www.rio2016.com/en/paralympics/powerlifting



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Gymnastics; it is all about defying gravity

Sara

This post has been contributed by Robert Korbin from HRS. As well as being an avid sports enthusiast, Robert deals in gentlemen's and ladies hats for the horse races.

If there is an Olympic sport that has people wondering it has to be gymnastics. People flip flopping in midair is no minor thing. There is a lot that goes into this game and the first thing is to understand Newton’s laws.

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