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Programs that pay for or provide streamlined wheeled mobility devices that are designed for use by athletes with disabilities while playing sports. Each wheelchair sport tends to use specific types of wheelchairs. Varieties include court chairs which are designed for tennis, rugby, basketball and other similar sports; racer chairs that are designed for speed and are used for athletics (road racing, track and field); and hand cycles that are used for cycle racing. Special requirements for sports wheelchairs include quick turning radius, stability, maneuverability and durability.
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