Welcome to Inclusive Skating and the Global Project, based in the UK.
This website contains information about Ice Skating and Inclusive Skating competitions for skaters with disability or an impairment.

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Inclusive Skating Technical Handbook IS 2017

and Classification Handbook 4th edition now available.

And you can  watch the Inclusive Skaters on youtube

Please contact us at margarita.msb@gmail.com

British Inclusive Skating Championships : April 11th to 14th 2017, Braehead Glasgow 2017

Following the success of many international events the 2017 Inclusive Skating Event was a pilot World Inclusive Skating Event. The results used the World ranking system. The one minute score makes it fairer for the different program lengths and the different number of elements. The event also included the first Inclusive Skating for Genes British Championships.

Special Olympics GB selected 10 skaters for the World Winter Games, Austria in March 2017

Following their successful participation at the British Inclusive Skating Championships and Special Olympics GB National Competitions ten skaters were selected to represent Britain at the WWG. Congratulations. The team was brilliant and skated to great success and came home with 4 medals including 2 golds. Well done SOGB!


 

Who we are

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Founded in 2010 by Margarita Sweeney-Baird, Inclusive Skating became a registered charity in September 2011. Supporters of the Inclusive Skating movement are establishing clubs and projects across the world and building towards our first World Championship.

We develop events with Special Olympics GB, British Blind Sport and Genetic Disorders UK too!

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What we do

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We seek to develop ice skating as a sport that will include all skaters with a disability or an impairment in the UK and globally and obtain recognition for ice skating to become a paralympic sport. We hold major annual ice skating competitions. We support the development of family and care based Inclusive Skating clubs that support the Inclusive Skaters and their community.

 

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Technical

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We have developed Rules of Competition and a Classification Code that allows skaters with any form of disability or an impairment (visual, hearing, physical or intellectual) to compete together on an equal basis in figure, dance and speed skating competition. All skating disciplines are now included in the programme of events. We have created the first Inclusive Skating for Genes Championships that is specially for children with genetic disorders.

 

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Get Involved

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We are seeking support and participation from clubs all over the world. So far we have had skaters from Scotland, England, Wales, Ireland, Canada, Austria, Russia, Iceland, USA and Finland.

Please sign up for Jeans for Genes Day and choose Inclusive Skating as your nominated charity.

So come and join us and let’s see ‘skating for all!’.

 

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Donate to Inclusive Skating through

Virgin money

Inclusive Skating, formerly known as Impaired Skating is a registered charity (no SC042584) and SCIO. You may donate direct to the Charity Bank Account. Bank of Scotland, Bearsden Branch, PO Box 1000, BX2 1LB Sort Code 80-05-57 Account Name: Inclusive Skating and Account Number : 06003867 BIC : BOFSGB21372 and IBAN: GB93 BOFS 8005 5706 0038 67