Each Friday during the coronavirus lockdown we’ll be selecting our favourite social media activity from the Goalball Family and beyond.
We hope this round up can help to keep you entertained and provide inspiration to help you stay active during this period when we have to remain at home.
This week, our CEO Mark Winder nominated Great Britain women’s head coach, and RNC teacher, Aaron Ford on ‘Thank a Teacher Day’…
It’s #thankateacherday today. Who would @GoalballUK people pick? My choice is @RNC_Hereford Aaron Ford for his work to provide opportunity to people through @RNC_Sport. Often people who have not played sport in mainstream education #GoalballFamily @YouthSportTrust @BritBlindSport pic.twitter.com/FJqlJAHQnZ— Mark Winder (@markkwinder) May 20, 2020
Great Britain player Georgie Bullen had a go at giving her partner, Marc Powell, a haircut! We’re pretty impressed with the outcome!
When you let your registered blind partner cut your hair... 👁#BadHairDay #IsItOK #WhenInLockdown#LastResort @GeorgieGoalball @TheLastLeg @RNIB @guidedogs @TPTgeneral @ParalympicsGB #Covid_19— Marc Powell (@MarcPowellJudo) May 19, 2020
https://t.co/czrC9WN9vF via @YouTube
Another Great Britain player now, and this time Kali Holder, who shared one of her workouts with the help of her guide dog, Blake…
Today’s workout was assisted by Blake! 💪🦮 pic.twitter.com/jtuiVoI3ef— kali holder (@Kali_Holder) May 19, 2020
Our friends at the RNIB shared a video highlighting the challenges of social distancing with a visual impairment…
Over at the RNC Sports Academy, they showed off the highlights from their skipping challenge…
Well done everyone last week for completing @OCTOPUSDEEJ skipping challenge 💪— RNC Sports Academy (@RNC_Sport) May 18, 2020
11 students and players of the @RNC_Hereford Sports Acadmey teams completed it ✅
Great challenege for all abilities allowing for variation and adaptation 👍
This weeks challenge announced tomorrow! pic.twitter.com/Mb8OhvIDel
And finally, all week we have been supporting UK Anti-Doping’s Clean Sport Week, check out what they have been up to…
CLEAN SPORT WEEK | It's #CleanSportWeek – virtual edition 💯! Athletes and coaches are joining together to show their support and stress the importance of staying #CleanInQuarantine 🛁⚽📅— UK Anti-Doping (@ukantidoping) May 18, 2020
Watch the video 👇 and for more info, click 👉 https://t.co/XiK7puRgms pic.twitter.com/poFz0lsi49