Wheelchair rugby

Parapan 101: Wheelchair Rugby


Wheelchair Rugby is a mixed team sport for male and female quadriplegic athletes –combines elements of rugby, basketball and handball. Athletes who play usually have […]


Parapan 101: Powerlifting


Powerlifting is considered by many to be the ultimate test of strength. The sport made its debut at the 1964 Paralympic Games in Tokyo (the […]

Track race

Parapan 101: Athletics


Athletics at the Parapan Am Games is for athletes who require the use of wheelchairs or prosthetic limbs, and for those who are visually impaired. It […]


Parapan 101: Judo


Athletes with a visual impairment contest the sport of Judo, and as a result, judokas have contact with their opponent before the match even starts. It […]