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Re: special olympics for
Posted by terry on Apr 5, 2005
Have you contacted Special Olympics on this issue? They may already have competitive kayaking organized.
I've encountered a few impaired paddlers, both parapalegics, and they were both impressive for their strength and boat handling.
Anyhow, if boats for impaired paddlers are needed, and glass-over-wood boats would suffice, I'd be interested in working with an impaired paddler to custom build one to suit their needs. I'm in New Jersey, near Philadelphia, but only available spring and fall.
I suspect more than a few of the other experienced builders on this forum would volunteer time also. They're a kind sort.
In Response to: special olympics for kaya by barbarann on Apr 3, 2005