Oct 9, 2020
In our efforts to learn more about how para sports work, we talk with 1996 and 2000 Paralympian John Register about the mechanics of running blades (aka running legs).
This is (hopefully) our first interview with John, who
competed at the 1996 Paralympics in
swimming and the 2000 Paralympics in silver long jump (got an
American record of 5.41m), and 5th in 100m and 200m. He’s currently
a keynote and motivational speaker does LinkedIn Live on Thursdays
at 3:12 MT.
John is taking part in a panel called “Disability and Sports,” as part of the University of Rhode Island’s Honors Colloquium, “Disability in the 21st Century.” The panel discussion, “Disability and Sports,” will take place virtually Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. The link to the lecture can be found on the day of the event in the colloquium schedule, next to the name of the presentation.
Check out John's website and follow him on:
Our TKFLASTAN Update includes news from:
We also have Games Updates from
Tokyo 2020 and Paris 2024.
Cost-cutting measures galore for both Games, and it looks like we
may have another IOC member who goes rogue.
The International Olympic
Committee's Executive Board held a meeting this week, which meant a
TBach press conference. Jill was completely shocked by one of his
comments - you won't believe what he admitted.
Keep the Flame Alive with Jill Jaracz & Alison Brown
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/312069749587022
Newsletter: Sign up at http://flamealivepod.com
Thanks so much for listening, and until next time, keep the flame alive!