File size: 86.84MB | Dimensions: 1920x1080 | Codec: ffh264
Credit(s): Canadian Paralympic Committee - BBDO
File size: 6.52MB | Dimensions: N/A
Credit(s): Canadian Paralympic Committee/Frédéric Solenthaler
Le français est disponible çi-bas
Media Release - Embargoed until December 3rd - 5am EST
OTTAWA (November 30, 2012) – On Monday December 3rd , the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Canadian Paralympic medallists, coaches and development athletes are telling their powerful, personal stories of sport.
Whether born with a disability or having acquired one later in life, athletes involved in parasport experience firsthand the many benefits from participating – and share the wish that more Canadians will get involved, whether as an athlete, coach, parent, volunteer or fan.
“Every child in Canada has the right to participate in sport,” says Henry Storgaard, CEO of the Canadian Paralympic Committee. “Sport opens the door to many great life experiences and our goal is to encourage more Canadians ...