Vancouver prepares for 2010 Games
For the seating &mobility community, Vancouver is best known for hosting the International Seating Symposium in even-numbered years. But two years from now, this picturesque city in British Columbia will welcome the world, as Vancouver hosts the 2010 Olympic Winter Games and Paralympic Winter Games.
The Paralympic Games will take place March 12-21, and will feature such events as biathlon, alpine skiing, ice sledge hockey, wheelchair curling and cross-country skiing. You can keep up with Vancouver Olympic and Paralympic developments by visiting www.vancouver2010.com:
Check out competition schedules, learn more about cultural events during the Games, and sign up for e-newsletters and bulletins related to the Games.
For more information about the Paralympic Games, their history, regulations for athletes and Games in other locales, such as the summer events in Beijing this year, visit www.paralympic.org.