Wheelchairs Can Jump - Armand 'Tip' Thiboutot, PhD
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Wheelchairs Can Jump - Armand 'Tip' Thiboutot, PhD

Tip Thiboutot and Stan Labanowich have brought wheelchair basketball's rich, 65-plus-year history to life, from its humble beginnings at a California VA hospital to the World Championships in Birmingham, England, in Wheelchairs Can Jump! Summaries of international medal matches played at the quadrennial Paralympic Games and the World Championships (formerly the Gold Cup) are relayed in vivid and descriptive detail.
 
This definitive reference guide is the go-to source for all information on the world of wheelchair basketball, including detailed descriptions-complete with diagrams and figures-of rules, tactics, and equipment. The authors have recognized outstanding achievements both on the court and in the boardroom with comprehensive lists of the players, coaches, and administrators who planned and competed in the above tournaments. This book is the first such compilation of its kind in the realm of wheelchair basketball. The volume contains color photos of some of the most exciting moments in the sport and features many of the superstars who have defined how the game is played.
 
Discover the fascinating story of one of the most spectacular and dynamic movements in sports for athletes with disabilities, written by two men who dedicated their lives to the sport and witnessed the evolution of wheelchair basketball firsthand. With extensive commentary and input from leading authorities in the field, Wheelchairs Can Jump! is the most complete and thorough history of the sport of wheelchair basketball to date.
 

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