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Blog Posts by Kristina Shelden, Resource Coordinator, PIRC

Tips for Travelling with a Spinal Cord Injury

With the holiday season behind us, and several months to go with the winter weather many people take this time to get outta dodge and find some sunshine! Here are some of my personal observations and suggestions for travelling with a disability. Prescription medication — Don’t pack it in your suitcase This is probably a…

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Rio 2016 Paralympic Opening Ceremonies at the PIRC – The Recap

September 7th marked the start of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio and to celebrate we screened the opening ceremony at our Resource Centre. Even the drizzly rain didn’t keep people from joining in to celebrate the athletic prowess of people with different abilities. You would never know that the opening ceremonies were, at one…

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Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony at PIRC

Excited about the upcoming Paralympic Games? So are we! This summer has been an adventure for me. I’ve tried out sit waterskiing, paddleboarding, and took part in SCI-BC’s MultiSports day, where everyone’s given a chance to try out a plethora of adapted sports such as tennis, adaptive sailing, shotput, javelin and handcycling (to name a…

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Adaptive Paddle Boarding with Access Revolution

If the more extreme, adrenaline pulsing, water-skiing adventure isn’t what you’re in the mood for, paddle boarding is a beautiful way to enjoy lakes and calm oceans in a soothing, almost meditative way. Fresh air, calm waters, gentle movement: the combination is a zen-like endorphin bath. On what was a stunningly sunny BC day, the…

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