Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Stoke Mandeville

Legacy of a fearless fighter

The Paralympic Games were the creation of one remarkable man. It was on November 9, 1938, Kristallnacht in Germany, when Jewish property was destroyed wholesale and about 30,000 Jews arrested, beaten, murdered or dragged off...

London 2012 Paralympics: How wheelchair rugby saved my life

When Steve Brown broke his neck it was wheelchair rugby that spurred him on to recovery. Now he’s captain of the sport’s GB Paralympic team In April 2005, my life was turned upside down. While...

From accident to rehab to fatherhood (Disability Dads series)

Tim Rushby-Smith became paralysed and a parent at the same time. Six years later, he writes about his life as a wheelchair-using dad of two. It is impossible to separate the birth of our daughter...