Working and Competing Together

I am watching the announcement of Canada's men's Paralympic hockey team, and once again I am frustrated.Every Olympic games I ask the same question, why are these athletes forced to have their own games. In our world of ever-increasing focus on inclusion, this seems like a glaring contradiction. These athletes are every bit as tough physically and mentally and have so much courage to truly inspire the world. Yet many of us never see them in action. The coverage and interest in the Paralympic games are far below that of its counterpart. Not because we don't want to watch but because the coverage is not there. I feel its time that these amazing athletes get the recognition and support that they deserve. And participate and join their fellow competitors with their own events in the Olympic Games.

UncategorizedLee Mann