Practiced inclusion: wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball are prime examples

06/01/2016

Photo: wheelchair basketball star Annika Zeyen; Copyright: Annika Zeyen; and the mixed German and Netherlands sitting volleyball team; Copyright: Michael Overhage

Wheelchair basketball star Annika Zeyen and the mixed German and Netherlands sitting volleyball team; © Annika Zeyen/Michael Overhage

Photo: Annika Zeyen; Copyright: Annika Zeyen

Annika Zeyen has broken records as a player; © Annika Zeyen

Action packed wheelchair basketball – just like an amusement park

Photo: Annika Zeyen during a national play; Copyright: Annika Zeyen

Annika Zeyen during a national play; © Annika Zeyen

Classification system ensures equal competition opportunities

Photo: Sitting volleyball trainer Michael Overhage; Copyright: Michael Overhage

Sitting volleyball trainer Michael Overhage; © Michael Overhage

Sitting volleyball: a very different game system

"Disabled" and "minimally disabled"

Photo: Michael Overhage is motivating his team during a competition; Copyright: Michael Overhage

Michael Overhage is motivating his team during a competition; © Michael Overhage

Money talks, especially in professional sports

Foto: Melanie Günther; Copyright: B. Frommann

© B. Fromman

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