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Para-sport explained: A Beginner’s Guide To The Paralympics (Stage 2, Stage 3, Stage 4, Stage 5, Stage 6)

On Demand

What is paralympic sport? & Who competes in Paralympics?


Para-sport explained….A beginner’s guide to the Paralympic Games is the Australian Paralympic Committee’s original series, ‘Understanding Paralympic Sport’

Gain a better understanding of the unique world of Paralympic sports.
Series highlights cover:
• What is Paralympic Sport? + shares the stories of some of our athletes.
• Who can compete? – Such as disability classifications which ensures fair competition.
• Para-swimming, Para-cycling, Wheelchair rugby, Alpine skiing & Para-snowboard to name a few…

*Watch a few of the short videos or watch them all, the choice is yours + receive links to educational resources.
[The APC has strived to ensure accurate footage of the sports, athletes and classifications in relation to the commentary of this video. This was not possible in all instances.]


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Paralympics Australia

Event Details

Event Type

On Demand (available until: 29-Dec-2028 05:00PM)

Delivery Platform

Youtube Recording


40 Minutes




Primary, Secondary

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

PDHPE » Physical Activity and Sports Studies

Other KLAs

PDHPE » Self Management Skills » Healthy, Safe and Active Lifestyles


Joining The Event

Technology and Materials Requirements

Reliable internet
Device for viewing
Access to YouTube

More Information About This Event

Visit our website https://www.paralympic.org.au/

Join the Official Paralympic Cheer Squad https://www.paralympic.org.au/aussquad/

For more educational resources https://education.paralympic.org.au/

View a range of captivating lesson plans all linked to Australian Curriculum and they don’t require specialist equipment, so they can be easily implemented in the classroom or at home.

Did you know you can write to your favourite Paralympian?
Send them a letter of support https://education.paralympic.org.au/paralympic-pen-pal/

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Paralympics Australia Team

Phone: (02) 97040500

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.paralympic.org.au/

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