After two years working together developing the W-Slalom among the young with disabilities in Europe, the Wheelchair Slalom Project co-funded by the Erasmus Programme of the European Union, arrives to an end.
The final conference, 3rd of December in the IPDJ Auditorium (Lisbon), will close a succesful partnership between the FECPC (Catalonia), PCAND (Portugal), HPO (Croatia), ÖBSV (Austria) and IRS (Italy).
During the Final conference, all the partners will expose their WSlalom pilot experiences in the European Countries and show a video resume of the project.
The participation in the conference is open and free and you can apply here until the 29th of November.
The agenda of the Final Conference can be checked in the following link.
Two years of hard work developing the Wheelchair Slalom in Croatia being a partner of the Erasmus Plus Programme of the European Union resumed in this video made by the Croatian Paralympic Committee (HPO).
The PCAND (Paralisia Cerebral, Associação Nacional de Desporto) of Portugal is organizing the CPISRA Multi-Sports Development Games. The competition will be held on Portimão from 2nd to 6th of October and Wheelchair Slalom will be one of the three developing sports practiced in the Games, together with Boccia and Race Running.
The organization of the games is looking to provide a development and education experience to introduce, encourage and grow participation in race running and wheelchair slalom and, simultaneously, to enhance competitive opportunities and pathways.
PCAND is one of the partners of the Wheelchair Slalom project co-founded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.
Photo: Daniel Kudernatsch
The Erasmus Project of the European Union made an exhibition in the 8th European Youth Games for the Disabled in Brno, Czech Republic with the participation of Austrian and Czech athletes.
The inclusion of the WSlalom inside the Emil Open Games of Brno was a milestone and a great opportunity to publicize the sport and keep growing together. About 15th athletes of Austria and Czech Republic had the chance to practice and enjoy with Wheelchair Slalom in a public square. For the Czechs it was the first touch with the sport, since they are not members of the Erasmus project. Activities like the exhibition in the Emil Games is one of the aims of the project.
5 partners from Catalonia (FECPC), Austria (ÖBSV), Croatia (HPO), Portugal (PCAND) and Italy (IRS) are working to develop Wheelchair Slalom around Europe for one year and a half with the support of the UE. Now we enter on the final stage of the project, producing video resumes of all the process.
Down you will find the second press release of the CPISRA World Games activities that we carried out in 2017.
Enclosed, you will find the first press release of the activities that we carried out in W-Slalom. We will continue working hard to achieve more things together!
The final draft version of the W-Slalom hand book is now available for all those people interested on become a trainer of this sport. The hand book main target is to provide a first guide to start working with the different W-Slalom skills and abilities, as well as a reference to the basic rules to be used in the early stages of the sport implementation. In case of doubt, official CPISRA rules should be followed.
In the hand book the readers will find different elements that will allow them to deepen on W-Slalom sport: rules for application in the initiation stages of w-slalom as physical activity that enhances motor skills, necessary materials for slalom, the game as a catalyst for learning activities and/or training, improving overall fitness through the sport of slalom, improvements in the use of the wheelchair through slalom, and much more.