Wheelchair Curling Talent Identification / Transfer Opportunity

Wheelchair curling is offering a talent identification and talent transfer opportunity for potential Paralympians.  If you are currently performing in a sport, have the mindset, commitment and ambition to be the best you can with the ultimate aim of being a Paralympian, then we would like to support you to get there. Scottish wheelchair curlers have enjoyed many international successes (Paralympic Silver & Bronze, 6 x medallists at World Championships) and you could be a part of future successes.  Save the date in your diary and give us a call or drop us an email to register your interest in attending.

Date:                     Saturday 9th September, 2017

Venue:                 The National Performance Curling Centre, Stirling Sports Village, Stirling FK7 7JU

Time:                     12.00 noon – 4.00 pm

Age:                       16 years  – 40 years

Royal Caledonian Curling Club, sportscotland Institute of Sport, British Curling, Scottish Disability Sport and sportscotland are working together to provide this unique opportunity to new curlers and current performers in disability sport who meet the eligibility criteria for the sport.

If you, or any one you know has substantial demonstrable impairments in leg/gait function and would like to know if you are eligible to compete as a wheelchair curler please call either of the numbers below to have an informal chat and register your interest. The application form can be downloaded here.

Scottish Disability Sport
T: 0131 317 1130
E: admin@scottishdisabilitysport.com

sportscotland Institute of Sport
Sheila Swan
T: 07917 183 414
E: sheila.swan@sisport.com

Pictured: Aileen Neilson and Tom Killin, Paralypians