Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Sam The Boccia Player

Sam has SMA just like Miss Eilidh and he is an experienced Dragon Rider!
Sam also has a mean eye for a game of Boccia apparently.

Royal Mail

What is Boccia

Boccia (pronounced 'Bot-cha') is a Paralympic sport introduced in 1984 and athletes throw, kick or use a ramp to propel a ball onto the court with the aim of getting closest to a 'jack' ball.  Boccia is designed specifically for athletes with a disability affecting locomotor function.  You can find out more here

At the moment Sam plays using a piece of guttering to direct a propel his ball onto the court but he is hankering after a boccia ramp and we would like to help...  So please spread the word and donate if you can: you never know, Sam may well be a Para-Olympian in the making!

Check out Sam's Boccia Page on Facebook here

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