Each Friday we are selecting our favourite social media activity from the Goalball Family and beyond.
We hope that this round-up can help to keep you entertained and provide inspiration to stay active during this period before we can get back on the court and play goalball.
This week there was a great interview with Australian goalballer Meica Horsburgh – a fantastic read…
Australia's #goalball player Meica Horsburgh says:— Goalfix Sports (@goalfix) August 6, 2020
'After finding goalball I found my place in life'
Read her interview with @Paralympics https://t.co/1miwpWqqQh@AUSParalympics #goalballfamily
We really enjoyed this brief history of goalball – did you know the sport dates back to 1946?
#Onthisday in 1946 Hans Laurenzen and Sett Randlem pioneered Goalball. But football for the visually impaired has older historical roots. Historian Petra Tabarelli with a brief history of #goalball #footballmakeshistory #inclusionhttps://t.co/cvGwP35h8j pic.twitter.com/wqmVLCXx44— Football Makes History (@MakesFootball) August 4, 2020
Our friends at IBSA started their search for a new group of experts dedicated to developing the next generation of goalball players…
IBSA Goalball is really focusing-in on youth development.— IBSA Goalball (@ibsagoalball) July 31, 2020
With the appointment of a Youth Coordinator, the sport needs people to join a new group of experts dedicated to developing the next generation of players.
Could it be you? Find out more 👉👉👉 https://t.co/xVhFhSYbPl pic.twitter.com/7ZZEb3kvEn
The RNIB shared this fabulous story of three youngsters launching a braille newspaper – great work guys!
Three young people have launched The Tactile Times, a free newspaper to help bring young braille users together,...Posted by RNIB on Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Phil Green and Kathryn Fielding embarked on an epic cycle to raise money for Goalball UK, starting at Oakwell, the home of Barnsley FC…
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Phil and Kathryn are at Oakwell ready to start their cycle to Goodison Park! #TwoPointSixChallenge. #GoalballFamily be sure to show your support, and if you can donate please follow the link below! https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/phils-26-challenge2020 Or via the link in our bio! • • • • • • • • • #goalballuk #goalball #quietplease #paraathlete #togetherathome #sportgoals #inspiration #work #exciting #strong #train #training #compete #home #together #focus #staypositive #quietplease #stayinworkout #liveinspired #transforminglives
And finishing at Everton’s Goodison Park! Congratulations on the amazing achievement!
CHALLENGE COMPLETE - After setting off just before 9am from Oakwell, Phil and Kathryn have just arrived at Goodison Park! #TwoPointSixChallenge— Goalball UK (@GoalballUK) August 6, 2020
Phil has raised nearly £200 for Goalball UK, well done! You can still support Phil below #GoalballFamily 🔵💙https://t.co/gXLMXprufD pic.twitter.com/dyOWFAIeID