When the athlete is no longer able to optimize anything during training, the focus shifts to the sports equipment. For para-athletes these are their auxiliary means. While athletics is often about prostheses and their possible advantages over athletes without prostheses, team sports focus on wheelchairs. In winter sports, on the other hand, it's usually about the right cutting.
Video: On a basket hunt - The fascination of wheelchair basketball
Why wheelchair basketball is one of the most popular Paralympic sports? It is fast, dynamic and inclusive. Why the wheelchair plays a special role in this and why it is not just an aid, we have been explained by Lisa Bergenthal at the NATIONS CUP COLOGNE.