Netflix’s “Rising Phoenix” follows the lives of multiple paralympic athletes worldwide as they prepare for the 2016 Games in Rio. It also gives an educational overview of the foundation and history of the Paralympic Games.
In 2015 the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced the final 22 sports contested at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games, now to be held in 2021. First-time sports include para-badminton and taekwondo.
Arizona Paralympians work to qualify for the Rio Olympics.