Israel’s disabled get extreme

Physical challenges are no match for Etgarim (Challenges), a non-profit that gets Israelis out of their wheelchairs for confidence-building outdoor activities.

Founders of Etgarim (Challenges) see no reason why physical disabilities should keep Israelis from experiencing the thrill of running, bicycling, sailing, rope-climbing and other outdoor and extreme sports. 

Some Etgarim “graduates” have gone on to fame in the Paralympics. For everyone else, the activities are fun and help build self-confidence that carries over to other areas of their lives.
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