Wheelchair Basketball Canada Invites People to Try Wheelchair Basketball at People in Motion Show June 6th

(Toronto, Ont.) Wheelchair Basketball Canada will be at the People in Motion Show at the Queen Elizabeth Building at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ont., on Friday, June 6 to take part in a wheelchair basketball demonstration and invite people to try the sport

Those who want to try the fun, fast paced sport will have the opportunity to do as the Canadian Paralympic Committee hosts a Try It session between 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Michael Broughton, assistant coach with the Canadian Senior Women’s National Wheelchair Basketball Team, will be on hand to give tips and hints and to help people learn about the sport.

Broughton will help coach Canada at the upcoming 2014 Women’s World Championship held at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto from June 20-28. The team will be competing for an unprecedented seventh straight podium performance at what will be the largest women’s world championship in history. The tournament will feature the top 12 female wheelchair basketball teams from around the globe in one of the most exciting spectator sports to be played at the Paralympic Games.

Attendees of the People in Motion Show will have the opportunity to purchase discounted tickets to the world championship at the Wheelchair Basketball Canada booth on Friday, June 6.

About the People in Motion Show

The free People in Motion Show runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, June 6 and Saturday, June 7. The show is Canada’s largest disability exhibition and features a variety of booths and activities designed to educate about the products and opportunities available to people with disabilities. For more information about the show, visit www.people-in-motion.com.

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