Every four years, the best athletes from around the world take part in the Winter Paralympics. Paralympics offers a compelling look at this most prestigious sporting event. This fact-packed title provides an informative examination of the event, an outline of the sports, and a detailed description of Canadian athletes who have taken part in the Paralympics. Through the use of charts, maps, and sidebars, readers can follow the history of the Paralympics in Canada and learn about the athletes who excelled at the Games. This title also features engaging action photos, interesting diagrams, highlights, and quizzes. Book jacket.