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!!
The New Year saw the amazing Emma Evans awarded an MBE for her outstanding contribution to our sport. Since then, she has been busy giving interviews to the media about this achievement, you can check one out here…
In Honoured, we meet the local recipients of the New Year Honours, including Norah Al-Ani, Director of @CambRapeCrisis, former jockey and male cancer campaigner @bob_champion, @ukemma75, who coaches goalball for visually impaired athletes, and @cambsfrs chief Chris Strickland. pic.twitter.com/x9TA4bDxEz— Cambridge 105 Radio (@cambridge105) January 1, 2021
We loved this from the RNIB, showing just how far support for blind and partially sighted people has come throughout the years…
How it started: How it's going:— RNIB (@RNIB) January 4, 2021
1829: Louis Braille published "Procedure for Words, Music and Plainsong in Dots".
Now: refreshable braille displays connect to computers, tablets and smartphones.#WorldBrailleDay pic.twitter.com/aWsMJflVot
Over at Cambridge Dons, they celebrated World Braille Day with a braille inspired cake – creative and delicious!
Happy #WorldBrailleDay pic.twitter.com/5ShMtSKS0l— Cambridge Goalball (@CambridgeDons) January 4, 2021
We are supporting Red January and have launched our own #GetFitStayFit campaign this week with a video from star goalballer Kali Holder…
#GoalballFamily, welcome to the first instalment of January's #GetFitStayFit initiative!— Goalball UK (@GoalballUK) January 6, 2021
We have @Kali_Holder here to show you different plank techniques which you can do at home to get active. Why not give it a go and let us know how you do?#GetFitStayFit #REDJanuary pic.twitter.com/lRFdJq1tNE
Here’s one for budding goalball coaches – UK Coaching and British Blind Sport have developed an online course for coaching people with a visual impairment…
Packed full of helpful tips, practical solutions and vibrant videos, the 6️⃣ modules in our online course with @BritBlindSport will increase your knowledge, assurance and skills to be able to coach people with a visual impairment 🤝— UK Coaching (@_UKCoaching) December 22, 2020
More info: https://t.co/SMkaR2iSGr pic.twitter.com/KXFLpazlkc
And finally, we’re sure many of the goalball family can relate to this heart-warming moment!
A local parent has sent this to us:— Streets for People - Levenshulme and Burnage (@s4plb) January 6, 2021
"The monumental occasion when my visually impaired 11 year old crossed a road on the way to school - without holding my hand! Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. FILTER 🧚 HEROS."
Keep up the good work everyone. pic.twitter.com/lQTVqgebV1