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Your Voice In Sport Registration

 

2019 will see the first ‘Your Voice In Sport’ discussion take place as part of Cork SportsAbility Day. Your Voice In Sport is aimed at athletes, parents, club coaches, students , sport leaders or anyone who has an interest in sport for people of all abilities.

You will hear from a panel of role models in inclusive sports as they share their journey. The panel will be made up of experienced para sport athletes, coaches and parents and the discussion will be facilitated by Mary O Connor (Federation Of Irish Sport).  

Panel Speakers Include: 

  • Eileen Simpson - Eileen Simpson is a parent to son Conor, who is a member of Rebel Wheelers Sports Club. Being involved in sport has benefitted both Conor and Eileen hugely as Conor made the journey from watching on the sidelines to playing confidently on the basketball court.
  • Mary Fitzgerald - Para sport athlete and triple gold medalist in javelin, shot put and discus. Mary is 19 years old and is currently on the Fast-Track Panel with Paralympics Ireland. She is one step closer on the long journey to competing at a Paralympic Games.
  • Martin Kilbane - Rowing coach in Cork Boat Club, Martin is the Para Rowing Coach for Rowing Ireland. Martin has also taken a leading role in Rowing For All in Cork which includes the indoor rowing programme for teenagers with autism. 
  • Jordan Lee - Jordan Lee made the Irish under-15 national basketball development squad and is a now a valued member of the Irish Paralympic Team. Jordan completes at both paralympic and mainstream athletics events with silverware to show from both competitions.

Your Voice In Sport supports the Sports Inclusion Disability Charter and the 20 x 20 'If she can't see it, she can't be it', Women In Sport Campaign. Click to download poster HERE

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