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She is not very 'paralympian' though is she?

By striving to be all-inclusive, it's all got too complicated.   The categories were understandable when it was things like 'single-leg amputee', 'blind', 'one-arm' etc, but now they have various cl

@ Wrighty: That was what I was getting at in my less diplomatic post. Everyone do sport to the best of their ability - YES! Pretend it's somehow a "parallel Olympics" with a similar status as they try

Not wheelchair, cycle race.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/disability-sport/37398333

 

Appears to be the same route that was widely criticised as being too dangerous in the Olympics.

 

 

From http://www.bbc.com/sport/disability-sport/37398333

 

"The Vista Chinesa circuit - which included a treacherous descent where Annemiek van Vleuten of the Netherlands crashed and sustained concussion during the Olympics - was not part of the Paralympic course."

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