The Paralympic opening was last night ... positive & lively with the energy of hundreds of youngsters - dancing and taking a leadership roll with the microphone. http://www.vancouversun.com/Photos+Paralympic+opening+ceremony+spectacle+remember/2677570/story.html http://www.vancouver2010.com/paralympic-games/videos/allparalympicvideos_174122ct-p2-fA.html
The paralympic athletes who challenge themselves are truly amazing. To be healthy and completely whole, it is difficult enough to throw yourself into competion with the best in the world. These Paralympic athletes do not let life get them down. They train and become extremely skilled. The events are prorated on the disability and how much the problem affects the athlete's performance.
Vancouver once again welcomes the world!