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Articles by Judd Buchanan

Canada Men's Goalball (photo: via Parapan Am Sports Photos, www.toronto2015.org/parapan/photos) News

Parapan 2015: Simon Richard, Goalball

August 16, 2015 / by Judd Buchanan (author)

Goalball was invented in 1946 to help with the rehabilitation of visually impaired war veterans. Now it is an awesome team sport where people hurl balls with bells in them at tremendous speeds. Scope reporter Judd Buchanan met with Simon Richard of Canada's Parapan Goalball team, at the team's open practice at the Hershey's Centre to talk about this exciting and unique sport that is played completely blindfolded. 

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Boccia (photo: Creative Commons, commonc.wikimedia.org, Sport the library/Jeff Crow) News

Parapan 2015: Caroline Vietnieks, Boccia

August 15, 2015 / by Judd Buchanan (author)

CJRU reporter Judd Buchanan speaks with Caroline Vietnieks of Canada's Parapan Boccia Team. They discuss what the choice of fellow team member Marco Dispaltro as Canada's flagbearer means for Boccia and how one approaches this complex game of strategy that she describes as 90 per cent mental and 10 per cent physical.

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