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2021 marks the year of the re-scheduled Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. As part of the effort to create awareness and rally support for Singapore’s aspiring Paralympians as we count down to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The I’mPOSSIBLE Celebrations 2021 and its activities will run between March to September 2021, involving educators that have completed I’mPOSSIBLE trainings, students and members of the public.
Date: 26 April to 30 September 2021
Target Audience: Preschool students and Primary School students
For the first time ever, SDSC has published a children’s book! In this story of courage, hardship, and perseverance, you will find out how para- archer Syahidah Alim went from a young girl who was told she was weak to become the top para archer in the world.
Two versions of the book are available! Early reader (suitable for aged 7 to 12) and Beginner book (suitable for aged 6 and below).
If you would like to have a physical copy of the book or to gift it to a friend, you can now pre-order the book here. Each book is priced at $20!
Date: 18 February to 30 September 2021
Target Audience: Preschool students, Primary School students and Tertiary School students
Experience the Paralympic values by conducting a buddy run modelled after the guided run, an event for athletes with visual impairment at the Paralympic Games. Pair up and take turns to be blindfolded – one sighted runner guides a blindfolded partner to complete the run while holding hands or being linked via a towel or rope. You may also choose to run on your own.
There is no minimum distance that one must run blindfolded. SDSC's intention is to encourage everyone to experience running without vision. They encourage everyone to give it a try in a safe environment.
Complete a minimum distance of 4.8 km individually (no maximum distance) and submit your achievement to SDSC. They will add your distances (single person or in pairs) to a national tally. SDSC's goal is to clock a total distance of 10,625 km, to commemorate their Paralympians’ journey from Singapore to Tokyo, Japan, and back.
Please be reminded to adhere to the prevailing Government COVID-19 safe management measures guidelines on physical exercise and activities. Have a safe run!
Sign up for the I’mPOSSIBLE Buddy Run 2021 here.