The London 2012 Paralympic Games Schedule | #VisaGoWorld

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Just last night my 5 year old daughter asked me if we could watch the Olympics. She was sad to hear that they were over. She will be thrilled to hear that the London 2012 Paralympic Games are starting today!

The International Paralympics Committee (IPC) will be showing 780 hours of live action via, so check out the action and continue cheering for Team VISA Athletes.Β 

US Team Visa athletes Jessica Long will be swimming in a number of events (almost every day), and Alana Nichols will be competing on Team USA for Wheelchair Basketball.

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Check out some of the action you will see by tuning in!




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  1. tammy sigond says

    love that youre covering the parpaylmpics so inspiring!

    • tammy sigond says

      most excited to watch wheel chair basketball

  2. Alicia Ponce says

    I like watching swimming – the finals

  3. amy marantino says

    wheelchair basketball

  4. Lisa Brown says

    I am most excited for the swimming competitions

  5. Kat says

    I am looking forward to wheelchair basketball.

  6. Lisa Brown says

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  7. Julie Cutshaw says

    Sept 1st Jessica long swimming USA breaststroke πŸ™‚
    Thanks…love the Olympics so inspiring

  8. Tamara B. says

    Wheelchair Basketball so talented

  9. Lauren G says

    I am most excited about wheelchair basketball

  10. Adrienne gordon says

    I like wheelchair BBall.

  11. Brandy says

    I love the swimming.

  12. alyce poalillo says

    The Butterfly swimming events

  13. Margaret Smith says

    I’m most excited about the swimming events.

  14. Ann Fantom says

    I’m most interested in watching the wheelchair basketball events.

  15. Kerrie Mayans says

    I like watching the 100M free swimming.

  16. ky2here says

    wheelchair basketball is WAY cool.

  17. Heather S says

    gymnastics is my fav

  18. corrie says

    i love the swimming during the london Olympics!!

  19. Daniel M says

    table tennis, used to play but had to get rid of our table a few years ago, of course i’m nowhere near the skill of these guys

  20. Dorothy Doll says


  21. Nicole L. says

    I am excited about the swimming.

  22. Heather Turner says

    Swimming 400m Free.

  23. Claire says

    I am most excited for the swimming competitions

  24. gymnastics, swimming and track

  25. Carly says

    I like swimming competitions.

  26. Anthony says

    Wheelchair Basketball

  27. Alan Tong says

    Wheelchair Basketball… and volleyball! Thanks Heather!

  28. Jade says

    I love the swimming competitions. I was totally hooked on the Olympics!

  29. Jennifer Reda says

    i’m most excited to see the basketball

  30. most excited to see the swimming events πŸ™‚

  31. Gianna says

    Figure skating.

  32. Beth Swanson says

    I’d like to see the wheelchair basketball.

  33. marci hurst says

    the swimming events πŸ™‚

  34. Sarah S says

    Wheelchair basketball.

  35. Lisa Garner says

    Gymnastics team final

  36. amanda roach says

    i like swimming

  37. Anastasia says

    Goalball! πŸ™‚ An event that you don’t often see πŸ™‚

  38. Cynthia C says

    The swimming should be exciting.

  39. carol gentry says

    I can’t swim but I love to see the swimming events.

  40. Linda Lansford says

    I want to see the swimming

  41. barbara n says

    I always enjoy watching the wheelchair basketball games!

  42. debbie says

    I would like to see the wheelchair basketball

  43. jodi lasher says

    I love the swimming competitions.. They rock.. Thanks

  44. Michele Henneman says

    I am most excited for the swimming

  45. Emily says

    I like the swimming.

  46. Becky M says

    Wheelchair basketball

  47. I’m excited to see the swimming

  48. Barbara Montag says

    Wheelchair Basketball would be so much fun to see.
    Thank you.

  49. adrienne warren says

    the cats and I will be watching the table tennis.

  50. K.Pugh says

    Most excited to see the cycling.
    Thanks for the chance.

  51. Rachel Miller says

    I like watching the swimming events πŸ™‚

  52. Sherry S. says

    I like watching the swimming events.

  53. Jennifer says

    I love the swimming!

  54. Wendy Kroy says

    I find it all inspiring but probably the swimming.

  55. tracee Bass says

    we love swimming at our house

  56. cathy stesney says

    definitely looking forward to swimming!

  57. Audra Weathers says

    I would like to see any of the swimming. I see the 50m Freestyle finals are September 2nd at 7:40pm.

  58. D Schmidt says

    The swimming and table tennis events

  59. Megan says

    I would love to be able to see any of the events on TV, instead of having the online stream as the only option! NBC Sports kind of sucks sometimes. πŸ™

  60. Patrice P. says

    I am excited to see the swimming.

  61. Kathy Rambousek says

    swimming has always been one of my favorite event to watch

  62. Peggy says

    swimming is the event I’m most excited about

  63. Seyma Shabbir says

    Swimming events, love them all!

  64. rebeka deleon says

    i like watching the swimming

  65. Debbie C says

    I most want to see Jessica Long in her swimming events.

  66. wheelchair basketball

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  67. Linda G. says

    I want to see the wheelchair archery

  68. courtney hennagir says

    love the wheelchair basketball.these athletes are amazing!

  69. KJ Skib says

    i love women’s gymnastics

  70. DeeAnn S says

    I look forward to wheelchair basketball. Thanks.

  71. Cindy says

    Wheelchair basketball.

  72. Cynthia R says

    i like the swimming

  73. Kiara says

    I like watching swimming.

  74. Elizabeth J says

    wheelchair basketball

  75. Diana Stanhope says

    I am most excited to see wheelchair basketball.

  76. Lisa D says

    Wheelchair basketball

  77. Kyl Neusch says

    Wheelchair Basketball looks good

  78. Tarah says

    Track & field events!

  79. Tl Moyer says

    I like Swimming.

  80. Kristy Thiel says

    I love to watch swimming!

  81. Amy Z says

    Swimming for me!

  82. Cindy B says

    I think Wheelchair Basketball will be fun to watch!

  83. shannon oelrich says

    i would watch swimming

  84. Carrie says

    Wheelchair basketball!

  85. Ben J says

    I’m most excited to see the wheelchair basketball πŸ™‚

  86. Mary Calabrese says

    Swimming is the favorite at our house.

  87. ryan minton says

    the wheelchair basketball

  88. Melissa Hartley says

    Table Tennis OR Wheelchair Basketball ..either would be awesome to watch!
    Thanks! πŸ™‚

  89. Andrea Williams says

    I like Table Tennis and Basketball.

  90. Cheryl Reinhardt says

    Wheel Chair Basketball !!!

  91. Tamar says

    I would love to see table tennis.

  92. Denise B. says

    We don’t watch any of these.

  93. Pat says

    I’m excited to see the swimming.

  94. krista grandstaff says

    would love to see the wheelchair basketball!!!!!!

  95. table tennis would be great to see

  96. colleen boudreau says

    The swimming event.

  97. Amanda K. says

    Definitely the swimming.

  98. Brynn Dexter says

    the biking events

  99. I wanna see table tennis! I love table tennis!

  100. Lim says

    Table tennis finals.

  101. stony says

    I like the horsemanship events

  102. Theresa Shafer says

    I enjoyed the track running. Ya USA and England.

  103. Jimmy says

    I’m looking forward to seeing wheelchair basketball

  104. Jennifer M says

    I’d like to watch wheelchair basketball.

  105. Jennifer says

    Table Tennis Team Final

  106. definitely swimming

  107. Casey Everidge says

    wheelchair basketball

  108. Heather Augenstein says

    Wheelchair basketball!

  109. Stephanie Hungerford says

    Wheel chair basket ball because I have had to use a wheel chair for 3 years and just barely got to the point I do not use a wheelchair do to a recent surgery

  110. Kimberly Schotz says

    Wheelchair Basketball

  111. Christy says

    I’m most excited to watch wheelchair basketball

  112. Michele L. says

    Wheelchair basketball

  113. rebecca day says


  114. Ashley Tucker says

    Wheel chair basketball

  115. Jennifer Haile says

    I want to see the swimming!

  116. debbie jackson says

    wheelchair basketball

  117. christal c w says

    I want to see the long jump, this always amazes me

  118. Lisa Brooks says

    I would have to say Basketball =)

  119. Carrie Finney says

    I like swimming.

  120. I like to watch swimming best. I may watch wheelchair basketball, as well. Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity!

  121. Derek Timm says

    The wheelchair basketball!

  122. Terry Cross says

    Wheelchair basketball

  123. Terry Cross says

    Wheelchair basketball

  124. Kathy Pease says

    id like to see the table tennis team final sept 8

  125. Crystal F says

    I would like to watch the basketball. thank you!!

  126. Michelle Knopp says

    I enjoy watching the wheelchair basketball.

  127. Sarah says

    Wheelchair basketball. I went to a wheelchair basketball game once and it was a lot of fun. The athletes are very talented!

  128. Rosanne says

    I’d like to see Gymnastics

  129. clynsg says

    I am most interested in swimming and gymnastics.

  130. Monique Rizzo says

    I like watching swimming.
    Thanks for the chance.

  131. Lynn says

    definitely swimming

  132. mary j says

    I would like to view the swimming events.

  133. Kim Reid says

    I like the swimming events – Thanks!

  134. Sarah L says

    I don’t have a TV and won’t be watching.
    Thanks for the contest.

  135. I would say swimming πŸ™‚

  136. Fawn H says

    Swimming 100m Breaststroke

  137. Brad Merrell says

    Wheelchair Basketball

  138. Lisa says

    i will watch the swimming

  139. The Butterfly…I can’t even do that stroke fully bodied!

  140. Claire McKeon says

    Wheelchair basketball

  141. Susan Smith says

    I liked watching the gymnastics

  142. Lucy Schwartz says

    The Wheelchair Basketball looks exciting and amazing.

  143. r hicks says

    excited about diving

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  144. Sumer says

    I love to watch swimming events.

  145. Mary Cloud says

    Wheelchair Basketball
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  146. amy v says

    i like the swimming

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  147. Pinky Sade says

    The swimming events

  148. wheelchair basketball!

  149. Wheeclchair Basketball

  150. Jennifer Peaslee says

    Definitely excited about wheel chair basketball

  151. Tamara says

    I’d love to see the wheelchair basketball! Never watched it before, but I think it would be interesting.

  152. Denise Donaldson says

    I would like to see wheelchair basketball

  153. mike b says

    i liked the archery

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