March 2010

Travis Murao: Losing a Big One

Travis Murao: Preparing for the Vancouver Invitational

We're excited to announce a new guest blogger: Canadian national-team member Travis Murao. In his first blog post, Travis discusses his preparation for the upcoming Vancouver Invitational, which will run from March 26th to 28th in Burnaby, BC. Admission is free and participants who join the Facebook group "B.C. Wheelchair Sports Booster Club" will receive free pizza during half-time of the 11 a.m. game on Saturday. Not in BC? The games will also be webcast live here. Come cheer on Travis and all the other great athletes!

Andy Barrow: Heidelberg Report

Andy Barrow is a member of Great Britain's national team. Here, he blogs about his first tournament after a six weeks of training. Andy is allowing us to reprint his posts from the London 2012 site, which you can visit here:

Kathy Newman: 2010 Vancouver Paralympic Torchbearer


Co-Chair of the 2010 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships, Kathy Newman, blogs about her experience as a torchbearer for the 2010 Vancouver Paralympic Games.

Nigel Goddard: The Making of a Wheelchair Rugby Super Fan

Tomorrow marks the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Vancouver Paralympics and we here at the 2010WWRC are excited to see our beautiful city welcome the world once again. In that spirit, we're devoting our blog to Paralympic-themed posts. Today, we bring you our newest guest blogger: Nigel Goddard. Nigel is a British referee, supporter and all around super fan who fell in love with the game during the 2004 Paralympics in Athens. In his first blog post, he takes us back to Athens to explain how he got involved. If you want to share your Paralympic experience on our blog, email Welcome to the blog, Nigel!

Andy Barrow: Everyone's Invited!

GB's Andy Barrow looks back on the 2010 Vancouver Olympics and looks ahead to London 2012.