Goalball: A Sport for the Blind


Goalball, July 15, 2011. Germany vs Japan. Players are either blind or partially blind, and all wear blindfolds to ensure they’re only playing with their sense of hearing and sense of touch. 3 players to a side guarding a 9m (29.5ft) wide goal from a 1.25kg (2.75lb) bell-filled ball that can be hurled at over 80kph (50mph).

Advertisements

Man Lands First Double Backflip in Wheelchair

The first double backflip on a wheelchair, landed by Aaron Fotheringham. After landing the double on his wheelchair, he named it the Bible Flip, because it takesĀ  a whole lot of faith to throw a double.