Template:History and Heritage of the Disabled Sports Movement (Quest Award elective)/req

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  1. History and Heritage of the Disabled Sports Movement.
    1. Study the history of the disabled sports movement (Paralympics).
      • Learn how it started.
      • When did the disabled sports movement start?
      • When and where would you find competitions for disabled athletes?
      • What disabled sports games are included in the summer and winter Paralympics?
    2. Pick a disabled sport you have an interest in and learn its history.
      • Who started that disabled sport and why?
      • How has the sport changed since its beginning?
      • What specialized equipment is used by disabled athletes?
    3. Using what you learned in requirements (a) and (b) above, plan and run a disabled sports awareness clinic for your crew, a Cub Scout den or pack, Boy Scout troop, other youth group, etc. Examples:
      • Wheelchair basketball
      • Goal ball for blind athletes
      • Sledge hockey
      • Murder ball (rugby for quadriplegics)


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