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  • Sport Compass is making new contacts all around the world

    Learning and listening to people who have the experience, and the will to share. The basic of good promotion!
  • Sport Compass House London

    Partners, friends and volunteers from Uganda, Mexico, Germany and the Netherlands also arrived in the Sport Compass House in London!
  • Sport Compass House London

    During the Paralympics in London Sport Compass had her own Sport Compass House for meetings, demonstrations and training sessions.
  • Sport Compass House London

    During the Paralympics in London Sport Compass had her own Sport Compass House for meetings, demonstrations and training sessions.
  • Promoting Disabled Sports Worldwide

    Our foundation aims to promote, support, guide and advise on (physical) disabled sport worldwide, within the sports technical and organizational domains.
  • Our Goal

    1. To build/create sport centers worldwide. 2. Organize and visit sport events at a local and international level. 3. Educate sports instructors worldwide.
  • USA Women's Sitting Volleyball Team

    Sport Compass believes that sport makes people physically and mentally stronger and can make a significant rehabilitation and personal development.
  • Goalball

    Teamwork with blind people
  • Sport Compass training local people

    Training sittingvolleyball trainers in Uganda.
  • Organizing tournaments in Tanzania

    Not only players, but also referees and eventmanagers are learning by practise and getting experience.
  • Office in The Netherlands-Spijkenisse

    Giving presentations and teaching sports in one location.
  • Next trip goes to..........

    Last 3 years we were active in: Uganda, Burundi, England, Belgium, France, Wales, Mexico, Tanzania, Rwanda,Scotland, USA, Argentina, Germany, Sri Lanka, Canada, Poland, The Netherlands, Ghana, Romania, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Australia,..................
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    All Star team against USA sittingvolleyball women team
  • First Paralympics qualification tournament in Africa

    Uganda against Rwanda in Kigali-Rwanda.
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    Getting the right material is always important
  • USA table tennis team in the Netherlands 2011

    Sport Compass active as teammanager during this week.
  • Students of the University of Sports in Romania

    Learning by doing it in the sportshal, not only from the books.
  • Promotion disabled sports

    People with passion, brings a lot of attention!
  • Referee course in Tanzania

    Learning from watching.

Yesterday Javier Silva and Fausto Esparza from Mexico arrived in the Sport Compass House in the Royal Docks Community School next to ExCel. Javier Silva and Fausto Esparza are the creators of a new type of cycling, Cycling Independent. This new sport is designed for people with visual disabilities. To make it more clear what it is: Blind cyclists use a tandem (which has two seats), in which a cyclist who can see sits as a guide and the visually impaired person is in the back seat as a second pedal. In this case, Javier, who is blind, uses a traditional bicycle and is guided by Fausto through a radio and an auditory device.

Fausto, 39, was a professional cyclist for 10 years and represented the national cycling team of Mexico for several years. Four years ago he had an accident in a contest and lost mobility chest down. Javier, 41, lost his sight six years ago because of a virus that affected his brain. When Javier Silva and Fausto Esparza met each other, they combined their talents and developed this new form of cycling. The two sportsmen work as a team. Javier is guided by Fausto through a radio and an auditory device. They think this way of cycling is great because of the freedom to cycle independently.

In 2011 Javier and Fauso participated in the Parapan American Games, where they were exposing their sport. Javier en Fausto are really happy that Sport Compass invited them to expose the Cycling Independent in London during the Paralympic Games. Their main goal is to let the world know about this new sport. They also want to put up the sport of disabled people in other countries and they would like to see that Cycling Independent could be considered as a Paralympic Sport. “Cycling independently is accompanied with adrenaline that is latent in every breath. It was very important for me to discover more skills and enjoy the freedom of cycling independently. The teamwork with Fausto is a true test of confidence.“ Javier Silva.

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