August 22, 2005

Algarve, Portugal Hosts Inclusive Sporting Competition

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Dave Player, of Wheeling Around the Algarve, has a passion for travel, sports, and accessibility. His dedication keeps this portion of southern Portugal on the map for travelers with disabilities and contributes to the development of the Algarve as an inclusive destination. His most recent inititaive is the First Open Handbike Circuit Championship.

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1st OPEN EUROPEAN HANDBIKE CIRCUIT CHAMPIONSHIP
16th OCTOBER 2005

From the press release:


Handbiking is the new top sport in Europe for physically disabled and non disabled people.

It is now the time for this sport to gain awareness and new participants in Portugal.

ParaSport is a non profit organization that promotes sports for people with disabilities in Portugal and has now the opportunity to bring to Quinta de Lago the European Championship and involve public and private partners in this great challenge.

Posted by rollingrains at August 22, 2005 03:07 PM