For the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the legacy for people with disabilities to be actively engaged in their communities after the Games has been central to their legacy commitment for some time. A legacy is what remains beyond the life of the event and as a consequence of the event. So far, there has been little evidence to demonstrate what or how social legacies, like sport participation or volunteering, remain. Vancouver 2010 is one example of how strategic planning, and early and ongoing engagement with the organizing committee can leave a legacy for host communities. However, one factor that often limits the legacy potential is the lack of learning, or knowledge transfer, between events.
|Title of host publication||Olympic and Paralympic Analysis 2020: Mega events, media, and the politics of sport|
|Subtitle of host publication||Early reflections from leading academics|
|Place of Publication||United Kingdom|
|Number of pages||1|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2021|