He lost 75% of his motor functions. But buoyed by "iron determination" and an exoskeleton, Michael Haddad clings to his goal: to walk 100 km in the Arctic to warn of the devastating effect of climate change.
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After 21 days of racing, Damien Seguin and Benjamin Dutreux finished "La Transat Jacques Vabre" in 11th place and1st Imoca Class with straight drifts!
Congratulations to this disabled duo who carried high the colors of inclusion aboard the APICIL Group boat.
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On wednesday november the 10 th Theo Curin launched his own adventure :the crossing of Lake Titicaca in complete economy with the vice olympic champion Malia Metella and the eco adventurer Matthieu Witvoet.Conscious of the climate issues of the moment it was necessary for him to integrate a strong ecologic and envirementai dimension to this adventure, next to the human and solidary feat,
Crédit photo : Philippe Croizon, handicapé devenu athlète de haut niveau, à la Cité de l'espace à Toulouse. La Dépêche du Midi - MICHEL VIALA
Invited by Elon Musk, Philippe Croizon is in Florida to attend the take-off of the Crew Dragon capsule.
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At a time when the Tokyo Paralympic Games are opening, it is therefore a done deal in August 2021 as two disabled drivers, the Belgian Nigel Bailly and the Japanese Takuma Aoki. "To be on the starting line, thanks to the invitation of the organizers who enrolled them in the Innovative Car category is a great satisfaction," explains Frédéric Sausset, Team Manager of his SRT 41 team, today, and former participant as a quadri amputee driver during the 24 hours of Le Mans in 2016.
Outstanding Kenyan athlete Henry Wanyoike crossed the finish line of the elite race of the "Harmony GenevaMarathon for UNICEF" today after 2 hours 46 minutes. With his guide and friend Paul Wanyoike, the blind, high-level Paralympic athlete raced for the first time in Geneva. "I am very happy to be able to participate in this marathon, which is very important to me, as an ambassador for Light for the World and thus qualify for the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Especially in this time of pandemic, such an event sends strong positive signals and represents hope and optimism," said three-time gold medallist Wanyoike. "Light for the World is a long-term commitment to inclusion and self-determination in poor parts of the world...
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Joachim Gérard a gagné son premier Grand Chelem en simple - © PATRICK HAMILTON - BELGA PHOTO
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The 32-year-old Belgian, Joachim Gérard, won the first Grand Slam tournament of his singles career by putting his name on the AustralianWheelchair TennisOpen in Melbourne on Wednesday.