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The Purple Walk for Epilepsy is being held this Sunday, August 30th, 2015 starting at 10 a.m. in the parking lot of Epilepsy Toronto, located at 468 Queen Street East, Toronoto. Epilepsy Toronto has raised over half a million dollar by participating in Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. However, this is the first walk organized by […]

Inner Thoughts –...

Any athletic competition is a celebration of outstanding achievements, gritty performances and unexpected surprises. With the Parapan Am Games coming to Toronto and other parts of southern Ontario this August, there’s yet another reason to celebrate: the rising popularity of sport for people with disabilities. Fifty years ago, who would have thought it? Only those […]

This son has given his father one cool set of wheels. To make it easier for his World War II veteran father, Eddie Shaw, to move around, Peter Shaw built a custom, motorized wheelchair that mimics the design of a war tank, the Mirror reported. Peter’s creation allows his 96-year-old father to easily navigate rough […]

NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)– Autism. This word can mean anything to anyone. It’s such a varied term; those who have it can’t express what it is either. It is not something you can feel — or touch. Autism? Oh no, it is much more than that. Autism is color; it is complexity. It is day and […]

Civic and sport leaders are urging the city to fill up all Parapan Am venues this Saturday, August 15, the last day of the Parapan Am Games. Dubbed #SoldOutSaturday, the aim is to finish the Games strong and let all Parapan Am athletes know the region is 100 per cent behind them. There are three […]

Parapan Am Games Gallery

Check out the incredible action shots from some incredible moments at the 2015 Parapan Am Games here in Toronto. If you’re curious to see what being #PARATOUGH is all about , look no further. Team Canada atheletes have waited for these moments all their lives.     (Updated as events occur.)

Meet Parapan Althete ...

Jamoi Anderson wants you to match his excitement level for the TORONTO 2015 Parapan Am Games by getting in the middle of the action: the athletes, the countries, the people, the food, the cultures – it’s going to be incredible!

Karen Van Nest | #PAR...

  THE GAMES ARE TOUGH, THE ATHLETES ARE TOUGHER DISCOVER THE TOUGHNESS OF OUR ATHLETES ON AND OFF THE PLAYING FIELD.  #PARATOUGH

Jaye Milley | #PARATOUGH

  THE GAMES ARE TOUGH, THE ATHLETES ARE TOUGHER DISCOVER THE TOUGHNESS OF OUR ATHLETES ON AND OFF THE PLAYING FIELD.  #PARATOUGH

What is althelete cla...

Athlete classification is a unique element of Parasport, intended to ensure fair competition. As each sport at any Para-Games requires different skills and competencies, the impact of impairment on the performance of the athletes varies. That’s why each sport has its own unique classification rules. Classification is essential in elite competition for athletes with a […]