For more info, contact the Athletes With A Disability Chair

 Para Archery in Disability Games 2009
2009 marks the second year of participation of Para Archery in the Games.
In 2007 Archery enjoyed Demonstration sport status with the Visually Impaired. In BC Para Archery is just taking starting to be offered in a few areas.
Abbotsford, Kimberly and Quesnel / Prince George have a few participates of a wide range of abilities, and hoping to add to the numbers.
British Columbia can boost that the former World IPC Target Archer lives here. Kevin Evans of Jaffery,  Kevin lost his left arm in a work related accident, he was a member of the Canadian national team that won the team Bronze in Korea in 2009.

For more info on Para Archery and where you can try it, contact the Disabled Athlete's Chairperson, Susan Lemke click,

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2007 World Champion Kevin Evans (centre) with the other members of the Bronze medal team.

 Feel the Rush
Paralympic Sport
www.feeltherush.ca

3D Access for Wheelchair Athletes
See the article in the May-June, 2008 issue of the BC Archer describing how the Comox, BC archery club made some of its targets accessible to wheelchair archers - page 9

 

This page was last updated: Tuesday January 08, 2013