Sunday, June 24, 2018

Para Sports

We are the new normal – Para swimmer, surfer, shooter Justin Jesudas on the secret behind his attitude

Disability can happen to anyone but with the right attitude and support, it need not become the end to life as one knew it. Justin Vijay Jesudas' story is a shining example of this. From winning medals at international...

Girish Sharma fights his own race without government support

Rajkot-based Girish Sharma is an embodiment of great willpower and persistence. At 30, the para-badminton player is defying age and his physical challenges to enter the top-10 ranking of para-shuttlers; his sole motivation being representing India at the 2020...

A tale of tryst and chivalry: Madhavi Latha

Not sure if everyone has noticed, but the ones with some special abilities and challenges are the ones who become the strongest and most able ones than their other normal counterparts in this planet. From Stephen Hawking to Sudha...

Wheelchair no barrier to my dreams – Paraplegic swimmer, Mohammad Shams

Paraplegic swimmer Mohammad Shams, talks about his journey from a village in Bihar to becoming an international-level champion. Shams is currently in the United States for the Global Sports Mentoring Program, an initiative of the U.S government. I come from...

Para-cyclist Abhishek Gogoi needs help to participate in 2019 Special Olympics

Abhishek Gogoi, the national record-holder para-cyclist had qualified for the Special Olympics World Summer Games, which would be held in the month of March next year in Abu Dhabi. This 17-year-old achiever is struggling to raise funds for buying a...