All About Challenged Sports
About the Paralympics
An international competition for physically challenged athletes which takes place after the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, in the same host city or country.
About the Special Olympics
An international competition for mentally challenged athletes which takes place every two years, alternating between summer and winter games. In 2003 the Summer Special Olympics took place in Ireland and in 2005 the Winter Special Olympics took place in Japan.
Challenged Athletes Foundation
An organization founded in 1997 to organize competitions and other fund-raisers for grants that are awarded to physically challenged athletes who participate in a wide range of sports.
Challenged Sports Organizations
– Amputee Cycling Association
– Dwarf Athletic Association of America
– International Badminton Association for the Disabled
– Skating Association fo the Blind and Handicapped