Join us live from the Ottobock and International Paralympic Committee ‘Passion for Paralympics’ exhibition at Glasgow Science Centre for an exciting Glow Meet featuring British Paralympian, Jonathan Paterson from Motherwell, Scotland.
In addition we are also delighted to welcome Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport, Shona Robison MSP who will also be taking part in the Glow Meet.
The exhibition is designed to create excitement for the London 2012 Paralympic Games and spread the Paralympic values of courage, determination, inspiration and equality. The exhibition also includes a history of the Paralympic Games, from its beginnings in Stoke Mandeville. It will inspire the nation to get behind the British Paralympic Team and provide an unprecedented welcome for the international athletes who will be in London to challenge them!
During the event viewers will have an opportunity to hear why Ottobock has a ‘Passion for Paralympics, Games Legacy for Scotland as well as being able to hear directly from Paralympian Jonathan Paterson who has just been named as one of the 22 footballers who will represent Great Britain at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
It will be Jonathan’s second Paralympic Games, having helped the seven-a-side team finish seventh in Beijing. Find out more about his experiences and his hopes for the London 2012 Paralympic Games by asking him your own questions live on the day.
BREAKING NEWS- WE WILL ALSO BE JOINED IN THE GLOW MEET BY BOCCIA PLAYING BROTHERS STEPHEN AND PETER MCGUIRE!!