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Blog 73: Lucy Camlin & Balance.

Lucy Camlin, by day, she's a physio, and on the weekend's, she's representing Scotland in the Senior Hockey Women's Squad. Check out what she had to say about working throughout the pandemic & how she turned her fingers green to keep her fitness up.
Hannah Scott
October 24, 2021
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Blog 66: Behind the Scenes

Behind the scenes of our Paralympic Heros. From Prosthetics to Frame Runners, it's not a 'one size fits all'. Check out what those researchers and engineering pioneers have to say.
Hannah Scott
August 28, 2021
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Blog 39. Teed off: Why Golf should be a Paralympic sport

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

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.   (more…)
Louise Bennie
April 24, 2016
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Blog 36: Scottish Karate Governing Body’s ‘Women’s Coaching Week’

Scottish Karate Governing Body’s ‘Women’s Coaching Week’ From the 7th-13th of March 2016 the Scottish Karate Governing Body (SKGB) ran a ‘Women’s coaching week’ encouraging club coaches across Scotland to give some of their most experienced women a shot at coaching the class. Scottish Karate’s director of women and girl’s interests, Chloe Maclean, explains why the SKGB done this, and the success of the event. (more…)
Louise Bennie
March 24, 2016
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Blog 35: Pushy parent, or pain in the ass?

Pushy Parent or Pain in the Ass - Can we recover what we have lost in youth football? We hear from Michael, who describes himself as 'a pushy parent and pain in the ass'.  MIchael has a plan that he believes will bring back the fun into youth sport, engage parents and children into sports and reap the proven benefits to communities. (more…)
Louise Bennie
March 21, 2016
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Blog 34: Youth Link National Youth Worker of the Year 2016 nominee Rohanna Irvine

Nominee Rohanna Irvine is changing lives with her work in the east of Glasgow.  Her colleague tells us all about her work and the woman herself. It’s great when you can work alongside your friends and even more so when you see one of them deservedly up for an award.  I’ve worked with Rohanna for over three years at Active East and prior to that she was a sessional coach in a programme I managed for Badminton Scotland.  I want you to know a little bit more about Rohanna and why I and all of Scottish Sports Futures think she really…
Louise Bennie
March 15, 2016