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#AllForRio: 100 days to The Paralympics

By |May 30th, 2016|Paralympics|

Today there are precisely 100 days to go until The Paralympic Games open in Rio. We have several major sporting events to get through before September 7: Euro 2016, Wimbledon, Tour de France and the 2016 Olympic Games. However, it is without a doubt the Paralympic Games that will be the sporting event [...]

What other countries can learn from the happiest country in the world

By |May 26th, 2016|Care|

A society is defined by how well it cares for its weakest citizens, and Denmark is, year after year, rewarded as the happiest country in the world. We’d like to think that one of the reasons for this is that people here feel that they will always be taken care of and treated with dignity, [...]

Two gold and one silver for Daniel Wagner in US Grand Prix event

By |May 18th, 2016|Paralympics|

This weekend, Tempe (Arizona, USA) hosted the 2016 Desert Challenge Games – an international para-athletics event open to male and female athletes with a physical or visual impairment. The Desert Challenge Games are part of the IPC Athletics 2016 Grand Prix series, which features 10 different track and field meetings in five continents between February [...]

Jonas Larsen impresses in the European Championships for para-swimming

By |May 10th, 2016|Paralympics|

The recent week saw the Danish swimmer take to the waters in the European Championships for para-swimming in Funchal, Portugal. The Danish swim team came out with an entire eight medals, which promises well for the Paralympics in Rio in September. Pressalit has kept a particularly close eye on Jonas Larsen (Facebook), who is swimming [...]

Danish parasport heads to Rio 2016 with support from Pressalit

By |May 10th, 2016|Paralympics|

Pressalit has been the main sponsor for the Danish Sports Organisation for the Disabled (DHIF) since 2002. If you have been following us over time, you know that our commitment to parasports intensifies every four years when the Olympic as well as Paralympic Games take place. In 2016, the metropolitan city of Rio [...]

Disability and mobility aids redesigned in style

By |May 3rd, 2016|Care|

High demands from the health sector have always strongly influenced the general design of assistive products and will continue to do so. But a clear tendency is emerging in the industry; designers are to a greater extent drawing the user into focus and wish to challenge the conventional status quo in the field of [...]