The French Centre for Young Disabled Swimmers, the first of its kind, had been established at the CREPS, the Regional Sports Centre, in Vichy since 2011. But in September 2018, for strategic reasons, the French Handisport Federation decided to relocate the structure to Bordeaux... "Without providing sufficient guarantees that the same level of overall service quality that had been offered in Vichy would be maintained", added the quadruple amputee, Philippe Croizon, regretfully.
On August 28 of 2018, at age 41, and sick with several Congenital malformations, the French from Martinique origin, Philippe Ribière was taking about 10 minutes to climb the summit of the famous rock « Es Pontas » that is over the Mediterranean sea.
crédit photo : GPfans.com.
With the arrival of Liberty Media, the priority of the new promoters of F1 is to put the fan at the forefront of their concerns.
We have had the proof in Barcelona with the emotion felt by the Frenchman Charaf-Eddin Ait-Tales (29), a big regular F1i.fr who is blind, aboard one of the Minardi two-seater operated by Paul Stoddart's team for "F1 Experiences", the new animation program for the Grands Prix.
A Chinese climber who lost both legs to frostbite on Everest four decades ago finally reached the summit Monday, just months after the revocation of a controversial ban on double amputee climbers attempting the world's highest peak.
Crédit photo :L'alpiniste chinois Xia Boyu - © PRAKASH MATHEMA - AFP
Egypt, last Tue, May 8th, the Russian Dmitrii Pavlenko, amputated of his four members has succeeded his world record during a deep dive to 40 m in total autonomy.
We can already congratulate Dmitrii Pavlenko for this incredible challenge and his record will be published very soon on our website as soon as we get the proving documentation reviewed by our experts.
Mount Everest : measures prohibiting disabled people from climbing the mountain have been lifted after being judged discriminatory (Montagnes-magazine, @cecitroc-infos)
Last December, the state of Nepal introduced measures prohibiting blind people and double amputees from mountain climbing. The measure, judged discriminatory, was finally repealed in March thanks to actions led by campaigners for disabled people’s rights.
Hurghada, on the oriental cost of the Red Sea, next 8th of May, amputed of 4 members, the Russian Dimitri Pavlenko will try a diving to 40 M in total autonomy.