Sports for Social Impact podcast: Empowering People with Disabilities through Sport (with AbleSail Network Chair Paul Tingley)
Paul Tingley is a five-time Paralympic medallist, he is considered one of the world’s top solo competitors in the sport of sailing. He has been involved with SailAble Nova Scotia since the mid-90s and, later, served on the AbleSail Network Canada board of directors. In 2020, he was elected Chair of the AbleSail Network.
AbleSail Network guides and supports adaptive sailing programs across the country, so that Canadians of all ages and abilities can experience the freedom, independence, and joy of sailing.
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About Sports for Social Impact
Sports for Social Impact explores the power that sport has to create a positive impact in society. Sport for development & peace is a versatile tool that can be used to tackle many social, environmental & economic challenges such as the Sustainable Development Goals. The hope is that these conversations and ideas will help achieve the maximum benefit of sport in our society. Hosted by David Thibodeau.