December 4, 2022

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From wheelchair Grand Prix to wheelchair hockey: sport is barrier-free in Cavaria

Michelle Sanguine, AKA Sitting Bull, is the founder of Wheelchair GP

by Giada Banca

Cavaria with primizo – “Cavaria with Premezzo… keep dreaming!” , Two days of sports “without barriers”. Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 November, a weekend dedicated to everyone who, despite the difficulties, has succeeded. scheduled in Wheelchair Grand Prix Grand Prix for wheelchair speed competitionsa wheelchair hockey competition and a performance by Rapper Sitting Bull, pseudonym Michel Sanguine. The event will be held in Chizaroto Hall From Via Marcora 81.

Sport without barriers: beyond all limits

«These two days of sports – talkSports consultant Diego Bonoto – It will see athletes with neuromuscular diseases trying their hand and also young athletes without physical limitations who, for example Demonstration of willpower by disabled athletes that we host, they will be able to find inspiration.” Welfare Council member Erin Scaltierti explains, “The idea to organize these two days arose from a meeting that took place thanks to a city council member David Bertoliwith Andrea Arnapoldi And the Andrea Dragoni From YourDifference ASD which, in context “Continue to Dream” project created by AISLA Onlus With the aim of supporting children of families affected by ALS, they have become spreaders of a very important message: Never stop chasing your dreamsTrying to overcome difficulties and cherish them, also going through the “disabled” sport. Sport is seen as a metaphor for training the courage to live a life that is not always easy.”

the program

It will begin on Saturday, November 26th at 2:30 pm with the presentation of the “Continua a Sognare” project by Divergence your ASD And AISLA Onlus and with the introduction of the association Angels in Motion ODV Varese. A musical performance will follow Rapper Sitting Bull Foot. Siesta to me. Sitting Bull is Alias’s nickname Michel Sanguine, a 38-year-old boy with Duchenne dystrophy, who will tell everyone present about his personal experience, how with strength and courage he overcame the boundaries that his illness imposed on him, and became a rapper (his performances on Alcatraz in Milan and the land of Lenano are famous). Saturday will end with Mini-Basketball Tournament for children of Cavaria Basket School in Primezzolittle “lions” for which it will be necessary to cheer loudly.

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Sunday, November 27th will be the real day Day dedicated to sports “disabled”. At 14:30 we will start with Indoor GP wheelchair racing (to sign up: https://www.wheelchairgp.org), an amateur sports association created by Michelle Sanguine in 2014 that organizes Sprints (unique in the world) that sees people with neuromuscular diseases in wheelchairs as heroes. will follow View Freerider Sport eventsAnd the Sports Enthusiasts Association Which aims to make the union between physical disability and winter sports possible, through Aswat Roberto Buff And the Marco Carabelli, a disabled athlete/skier who will talk about his personal experience. The day will end with Wheelchair hockey competition who will see his collision Skorpions Varese vs. Dream of Milan.

Courage to continue dreaming

«A rich program, it will be two days of understanding – concludes Chancellor Scaltritti – All of us who have worked in the organization would like to thank all the volunteers who, in various ways, have helped and will help us: from the volunteer GP wheelchair, to Scout Group 1 for Lesto Arsiziofor volunteersRed nose in a dream – Vip Verbano ODV(who, with their clowning, bring smiles to hospitals and nursing homes) and to all the sponsors who have contributed to the success of the organization. I hope there will be great participation, especially children and adolescents. TThey will draw inspiration from brave athletes who have continued their lives strong and will have a lot to learn from those who, in spite of everything… continue to dream! ».

Cavaria Sport without barriers – MALPENSA24