Inclusion in water sports: "Disability is no longer an issue once you get in the boat"

We asked Elke Paatz, Accredited Sports Scientist

13/06/2022

Photo: an inclusive sailboat with a man in front and a woman behind. The woman is missing her arms and steers with her feet; Copyright: Andrea Francolini-www.afrancolini.com

An inclusive sailboat that can also be steered using only the feet, for example. Other adaptations are also possible.

Photo: a blonde woman - Elke Paatz; Copyright: DSV

Elke Paatz

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