We're the superhumans: Rio Paralympics 2016

The Paralympic Games will take place in Rio de Janeiro from 7 to 18 September. This trailer shows some of the sports that these amazing athletes will do during the Games.  


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Lyrics to Yes I Can.

Original song by Sammy Davis Jr. 

Yes, I can, suddenly, yes, I can
'Gee, I'm afraid to go on' has turned into, 'Yes, I can'
Take a look, what do you see?
133 (lbs) pounds of confidence, me
Got the feeling I can do anything, yes, I can
Something that sings in my blood is telling me, 'Yes, I can'
I was just born today
I can go all the way
Ye-e-es, I-I-I-I can!

Yes, I can
Yes, I can
Yes, I can
Yes, I can
Yes, I can
Yes, I can
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Yes, I can
Yes, I can (in sign language)
Hey! Yes, I can ...
No, you can’t

Are you ready?
I can climb Everest, yes, I can
I can fight here all night and never rest, yes I can
I was just born today, I can go all the way
Yes, I can


© Channel 4


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Submitted by Andrii on Fri, 06/05/2020 - 18:06

I've never watched Paralimpics but I was really surprised to see people playing drums and flying a plane with their feet! I just can't believe that it's possible.
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