Photo: Man with prosthetic running on racetrack

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Topic of the Month August 2015

Inclusion in competitive sports

Competitive sportsmen and sportswomen aim for medals and new records. This applies to athletes with and without disabilities. But how inclusive are professional sports meanwhile effectively? Who and what is still a matter of debate and what kind of successes have already been achieved, you will get to know in the Topic of the Month August: Inclusion in competitive sports.

 

Video: Para dressage – The German national team trains for the EC 2015

The German para dressage national team provides some insights into the world of equestrian sports for people with disabilities. What is the essence of this sport? And where are the struggles of supporting this discipline in Germany? During the training for the European Championships, the riders and coaches talked openly about all this and present their really fit sport partner and friend horse.