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Laurie Stephens to Particpate in Alaska Paralympic Academy

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World Class Mono-skier Laurie Stephens (New Hampshire) will be the featured guest athlete at the Fall 2008 Alaska Paralmypic Academy. The Academy is scheduled for Saturday, October 25 at the Fairview Recreation Center from 1:00 - 5:00 PM. The Academy focuses on youth with physical disabilities ages 12-18 and provides opportunities for education and participation along the following tracks:

  • Athletes and potential athletes of all levels of experience and physical ability will learn about wheelchair basketball/boccia ball and team wheelchair handball
  • Parents of athletes and potential athletes will learn about Paralympic Sport and the opportunities that they provide - including opportunities at the University level
  • Featured at the Academy will be a Paralympic Athlete Guest Speaker. 
For more information about the Fall 2008 Alaska Paralympic Academy please click here .