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!!
This week we celebrated International Women’s Day and it was fantastic to see so many posts about the inspirational women in the goalball community! Here’s a small selection of some of our favourites, with Georgie Bullen…
As it’s #InternationalWomensDay I want to give a shout out to some of the awesome women who inspire, support and push me - my Goalball team (featured in the pic), @DaniellaDavis, @AlexHoste, Abi Fitzgibbon and ofc Mumma Bullen #IWD2021 pic.twitter.com/8iW5i2X6ZE— Georgie Bullen (@GeorgieGoalball) March 8, 2021
Scottish Disability Sport…
Celebrating #IWD2021— Scottish Disability Sport (@SDS_sport) March 8, 2021
💫 @SamanthaGough19 is an inspiring young woman who has seen a remarkable rise as a Goalball player#inspiringthroughinclusion
➡️ https://t.co/944EqSSye0 pic.twitter.com/MrBuuonGli
The theme for #InternationalWomensDay 2021 is #ChooseToChallenge, so we're shining a light on five incredible blind and partially sighted women who have done just that.— RNIB (@RNIB) March 8, 2021
First up is Rachael Andrews who challenged the Government over inaccessible voting: https://t.co/KOc3E0WTiy pic.twitter.com/04GVbe31Tr
Great to see even more youngsters getting involved with goalball during their PE lesson now they’re back in school…
@StVincentsL12 Primary P.E. group focusing on long barrier defensive techniques, communication and teamwork. Topic: Goal Ball. 💯 effort given by all! @DrJohnAPatters1 @davidstvin @MrDMiller1 @GoalballUK @BritBlindSport Possible future trainer of the trainers... @SightboxUK ? pic.twitter.com/sgGgq9xnvm— Mr Green (@MrGreenStVin) March 10, 2021
Two of our own – Faye Dale and Becky Ashworth – joined the UK Sport Female Coaches Leadership Programme this week!
2⃣9⃣ Coaches— UK Sport (@uk_sport) March 8, 2021
Welcome @FayeFdale & @Becky_Ashworth from @GoalballUK who join the Female Coaches Leadership Porgamme 2021
Check out the incredible trailblazing women in Olympic & Paralympic sport leading the change 💪⬇️#InternationalWomensDay
We know that many of you are looking forward to the Goalball UK 5K Day coming up later in March, so if our event has inspired you to do more running, how about this for your next challenge…
Pair up with a buddy and split the distance your way with RNIB's virtual marathon.— RNIB (@RNIB) March 9, 2021
Whether you’re miles apart or side-by-side, make your pair and run, walk, jog or skip 26.2 miles between you this May.
Sign up for #RNIBMarathonMates for free➡️ https://t.co/l72kU2FLCq pic.twitter.com/uQGXjCyPM3