Videos

A selection of videos that show what people with disabilities can achieve, which can be used to initiate discussion about perceptions of people with disabilities.
 
This video tells the story of Rick Hansen, his Man In Motion World Tour, and his ongoing journey to maximise the quality of life of people with disabilities.
 
Rick Mercer and Rick Hansen go bungee jumping in Whistler, BC to show that people with disabilities can do anything – even bungee jump.
 
Josh Dueck became paralyzed after a back flip on skis went wrong 9 years ago. He went on to become a sit-ski silver medalist at the Vancouver Paralympics in 2010 and the first person to land a backflip on a sit ski.
 
Alex is like most kids: he enjoys being with friends and playing with his dog. Unlike some 14 year olds, he uses a wheelchair. Since meeting Rick Hansen he has not let his disability stop him from achieving any of his dreams.
 
Aaron is a wheelchair skate park athlete. The first person to land a backflip on a wheelchair, Aaron is now 16 and inspires other young people in wheelchairs.
 
The story of two children in wheelchairs who believed they could only watch basketball, but went on to play for the Great Britain wheelchair basketball team.
 
Marla Runyan was the first legally blind athlete to compete in the Olympics. She regularly competes in able-bodied events and is a three-time US champion.
 
The story of Matt, an 11 year old with celebral palsy, who struggles with running but ran the 400m - the longest run - at his school sports day.