KCOM Sport are supporting disability sports clubs in Hull

By Kai Gill

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KCOM Sport are supporting disability sports clubs and athletes in Hull by showcasing their sports in a promotional video. Since launching their first video in March KCOM has received messages from the public praising the athletes for how much effort is needed to participate in the sport.

East Riding Electric Eels star in disability sport video

East Riding Electric Eels star in disability sport video

From the success of the first video, KCOM has already begun plans for the rest of the year doing feature films on disability sport. The latest video is scheduled to be before 2016 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Paralympics with medal hopeful Christopher Skelley, Visually Impaired judo athlete who was born in Hull. Chris Skelley recently won a bronze medal at the 5th International Judo Grand Prix Infraero in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

We interviewed KCOM HEYToday editor Leo Stevens about the video and plans for the future.

Here is the video that KC Sport created featuring East Riding Electric Eels, Kingston Panthers Wheelchair Basketball Club, Hull FC Wheelchair Rugby League Club, and Hull University Inclusive Sport Programme:

If you’re a disability sports club in Hull or a disabled athlete and would like to feature in a short film then email Leo Stevens today leo.stevens@kcom.com. Also, you can visit www.heytoday.co.uk



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