Update 2018: Correction to the article below, the World Disability Billiards and Snooker Association do have a tournament once a year that includes wheelchair and other players. A once a year tick for inclusion!! …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Update 2017: Here’s a company that supplies equipment for disabled Billiards players, particularly those that only use one arm. It…

2017 Update: Below is our round up of Accessible Ski-ing in Europe and beyond, a chance to get away from Xmas preparations?! However, as an update we wanted to feature a place included in Barrier Free Travel, a scheme established by The German Tourist Office, you can visit the DKB-Ski sport-HALLE in Oberhof, Thuringia, Germany. It’s ‘Germany’s…

Chelsea Flower Show starts on 23rd May and heralds what’s termed ‘The Season’, a series of prestigious events held before high summer. Below is our updated guide to  accessibility at a number of the ‘Seasons’ events. However, our ‘season’ starts with the BBSMIX concert and the line up this year is truly exceptional including, Midori Jaeger…

1ST, The UNYQ Align a personalised, fashionable and breathable’ back brace produced by UNYQ (Seattle and Seville). It’s intended for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). We like all the features of this as young girls with scoliosis need to look good whilst they have to wear a brace for long periods. The brace is lighter and…

Having stunned the world, and Hitler, by winning four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens returned to America and found himself locked out due to the colour of his skin. Part of the racial discrimination he was on the receiving end of meant that, even when he attended events that were being…

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