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Summer of Discovery Workshop: Paralympians

Summer of Discovery Workshop: Paralympians

Join us for a Summer of Discovery workshop with virtual presentations from Paralympians Jeremy Finton and Ann Yoshida and explore the sports they compete in! Parents must accompany children.

Event Series:

Summer of Discovery

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT

Admission:

$5 materials fee in addition to SFDC General Admission

Location:

Space Foundation Discovery Center

Event Details:

Join us every Saturday for Summer of Discovery workshops where kids will explore the “Science of Sport”!

Determination is the driving force behind athletes who want to achieve their goals even with physical limitations. Join us for a Summer of Discovery workshop as we see virtual presentations from Paralympian Jeremy Finton and Paralympian Ann Yoshida*. Both exhibit determination in all sports that they professionally partake in.

Workshop: Orion Capsule Challenge

  • Workshop Session #1:  11:00 a.m. – noon.
  • Workshop Session #2:   2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Workshops are on a first-come, first-served basis.
$5 materials fee in addition to SFDC General Admission
This event will be the MOST fun for ages 6-12.
Parents must accompany children.

*Paralympian Jeremy Finton’s presentation: 11:00 a.m. live on Zoom
*Paralympian Ann Yoshida’s presentation: 2:00 p.m. live on Zoom

 

Ann Yoshida – “As a native to Hawai‘i, Ann Yoshida has a deep cultural love for water sports. The ocean has always played an identity building role in her life. After being paralyzed in February of 2000, she learned to access her life to its fullest potential as a 3 time world champion, a Paralympian, a doctor in occupational therapy and through her work in community development. She has set her sights on repainting the picture of disability.”

                   
                                                                        Hawaii Community Foundation photo shoot- paddling at Kaneohe Bay 

 

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