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Showdown at the Paralympic Games

Showdown is a game similar to air-hockey, though played by blind and visually impaired athletes. There are unconfirmed references that the sport of showdown was included in the 1996 Athens Paralympic Games as a demonstration sport, however, it has never been officially on the program.

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