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Paralympic wheelchair athletes: struggles behind the gold

Join ICORD researchers Dr. Andrei Krassioukov, Dr. Chris West and Dr. Jaimie Borisoff on November 19th for refreshments and lively discussion about the challenges faced by paralympic athletes with spinal cord injury. Topics will include: the unique cardiovascular changes that occur following spinal cord injury, boosting, and personal reflections from a paralympic athlete.

Monday November 19th, 7-9pm at the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre.

This event is free, but space is limited: register now to avoid disappointment.

Participate online! This event will be webcast with the support of SCI-BC. Click here to join.

Supported by Canadian Institutes for Health Research and SCI-BC.

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We will be live tweeting the event from @icord_sci, and look forward to seeing your tweets about the Cafe too!