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Paralympic Power

Paul Mason

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Sports & outdoor recreation (Children's / Teenage)

An unique, in-depth look at the history, events and people of the Paralympic Games, from how they originated to how the different events are categorised and staged.

A celebration of the Paralympic Games for young readers

A celebration of the Paralympic Games! The profile of the Paralympics is on the rise and the 2020 Games in Tokyo are set to be the biggest yet, with over 4,400 athletes taking part in 537 medal events, from 5-a-side football to powerlifting and from badminton to boccia. Paralympic Power gives all the essential background information on the Paralympics, from how they originated to how the different events are categorised and staged.

Interviews with Paralympians both past and present reveal the personalities behind the Games.

Perfect reading for children aged 8 and up.

Contents:
Paralympic power!
Paralympic classification
Archery
Shooting
Athletics
Triathlon
Rowing
Cycling
Football 5-a-side
Goalball
Judo
Taekwando
Sitting volleyball
Wheelchair basketball
Swimming
Wheelchair tennis
Wheelchair fencing
Wheelchair rugby
Snowboard
Ice sports
Superstars extra
Glossary and Find out more
Index

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Paul Mason

Paul Mason's interest in writing stems from his childhood when he won the Scripture Prize in his last year at Primary School. He now is an experienced freelance writer and editor of a variety of children's information books, with subjects including extreme sports, geography and travel. He has a degree in anthropology, has worked in Turkey and taught English as a foreign language. Paul is a keen sportsman and particularly enjoys surfing, mountain biking and snowboarding.

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