After suffering accidents, many people are physically handicapped. These usually find a refuge, a goal of improvement in the sport. There are currently adapted sports for people with disabilities.
Nowadays, all sports, or practically almost all, have adaptations for physical handicaps. Gymnasiums are created to help these people. Since they are disabled, they often believe that they are not useful in society, but when practicing some sport many notice a considerable improvement in their self-esteem, they see that they can be overcome and do a good job. Currently, gyms are adapted, so that they have a place to train. The different sports adapted for people with motor disabilities have been developed since the 1950s, for example, the Paralympic Games. Athleticism is the discipline that has managed to adapt most of its modalities.
Competitive sports activities organized as part of a global Paralympic movement. These sports are organized and conducted under the supervision of the International Paralympic Committee and other international sports federations. Categories: Wheelchairs. -Cerebral palsy. – Visual deficiency. – Motor deficiency. – Intellectual deficiency. -Down’s Syndrome. They also practice winter sports like:
- Alpine Skiing,
- Snow Sledge Hockey,
- Nordic Skiing,
- Cross-Country Skiing.
In 2006, extreme sports competitions for people with physical disabilities, including skateboarding competitions, wakeboarding, rock climbing, mountain biking, surfing, moto-x and kayaking begin to be organized.
By [Jose Manuel Aguilera Rioboo].