How much more courageous are we, the “Normals”?
London 2012 Olympics and has been successful overall. The Paralympics have been even more stunningly mediatised via Social Media. Good for the benefit of Sports for all.
Here’s a selection of some of the snaps from the London 2012 Paralympics.
Vanessa Low of Germany prepares her prostheses for competition in the women’s long jump finals, on September 2, 2012 – (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Lee Brunton of Great Britain takes on the Iranian defense in the Men’s Team Football – (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images)
Lukasz Mamczarz of Poland (Bronze) jumps over the crossbar in the Men’s high jump F42 final, on September 3, 2012 @ 1.74 meters. – (AP Photo/Sebastian Widmann)
Bronze medal winners Oksana Masters (left) and Rob Jones, of the United States, on their prosthetic legs at the awards ceremony for mixed double sculls, on September 2, 2012 – (AP Photo/Joerg Sarbach)
Iran’s Peyman Nasiri Bazanjani celebrates after winning the Men’s 1500m Final, on September 4, 2012. – (Reuters/Stefan Wermuth)
Tanner Gers of the United States leaps in the men’s long jump – (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
China’s Zheng Tao dives into the pool at the start of Men’s 50m Freestyle S6 Final at the 2012 Paralympics in London, on September 4, 2012. – (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
German’s Christiane Reppe trains ahead of women’s 100m Backstroke – (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Yohansson Nascimento of Brazil uses supports for his arms as he waits on the blocks to compete in the men’s 400-meter category final, on September 4, 2012, in London – (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Germany’s Vanessa Low competes in the Women’s Long Jump – (Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images)
Britain’s Jade Jones warms up before the women’s 800m Wheelchair Race Final – (Reuters/Stefan Wermuth)
Shirley Reilly of the U.S. (right) and China’s Zou Lihong fall from their wheelchairs after a crash during a women’s 100m. – (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)