Blog 39. Teed off: Why Golf should be a Paralympic sport

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Guest Blogger Rachel Barton shares her thoughts on why golf should be included in the Paralympics.  Statistics recently gathered from the Active People Survey conducted by Sport England revealed, ‘over 82,000 people with a disability are participating in golf within England at least once a week.’  Golf has weathered its fair share of unfounded stereotypes. Often dubbed the ‘old man’s sport’, many believe that professional golf is simply a large-scale version of the crazy golf kids play at their local parks, and that golf offers little in the way of physical exercise. This is simply untrue. As noted in Golf Digest,…

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Blog 37: Auld Reekie Roller Girls head Stateside

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In this Blog we hear from Caroline Gibb (Mallory Powers) of Auld Reekie Roller Girls, as they head Stateside to face world’s top roller derby teams Auld Reekie Roller Girls (ARRG) are currently ranked 48th in the world and this month we’ll be the only UK team representing at the Big O Tournament in Oregon, playing four games in four days against teams ranked as many as twenty places above us. Good results could mean qualification for divisional play-offs and another US trip later in the year.  

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