Positive All the Way

Positive All the Way

Fri, 08/06/2021 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Sir Philip Craven

Provided by PBS

Learn the inspiring story of the Paralympic movement’s recent revolution, profiling its extraordinary founder, Sir Philip Craven.

This film explores the power of adaptive sport to ignite the human spirit and simultaneously weaves a tapestry of how Sir Philip Craven the former president of the International Paralympic Committee, guided the world’s largest adaptive sports organization to become a global leader for social change. Positive All the Way, airing Friday, August 6, 2021 at 8:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV, tells the inspiring story of the Paralympic movement’s recent revolution, profiling its extraordinary founder, Sir Philip Craven, who was paralyzed at age 16 but was determined to make an impact in the way the world sees these courageous athletes.

As the film explores the power of adaptive sport to ignite the human spirit, it simultaneously weaves a tapestry of one man’s journey to bring inclusion and opportunity to the world. Reflecting on his tenure as President of the International Paralympic Committee, Sir Philip Craven recounts his life experiences and battles, including the fall which left him paralyzed at the age of 16. It was these obstacles, paired with his values, that shaped the leader and the Paralympic movement he so clearly loves.

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