Paralympic Samba

Julian MacSween helped the Canadian team take home a bronze medal at last year’s Toronto Parapan Am games. In anticipation for the Paralympics, CBC Music asked MacSween to come into the CBC Studios in Toronto and record a special musical number with Toronto samba group Batucada Carioca. Together, Led by Maninho Costa, they performed a rhythmically-charged instrumental piece that was performed only using Paralympic sports equipment – how cool is that?

The 2016 Rio Paralympic Games takes place Sept. 7-18. Watch it in Canada on CBC.

Cover photo by CBC Music.