Ronan’s first Goalball Experience

Goalball is one of those things that I might never have heard of if we weren’t on the journey of a blind child. Goalball is a Paralympic team sport designed specifically for blind and visually impaired athletes. Participants compete in teams of three, and try to throw a ball that has bells embedded in it into the opponents’ goal. Teams alternate throwing or rolling the ball from one end of the playing area to the other, and players remain in the area of their own goal in both defence and attack. Players must use the sound of the bell to … Read more