Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Tag: Wheelchair Athletes

‘It’s to show them what we can do, not what we can’t do’

Strength, skill and no-holds-barred hits: wheelchair hurling stars all set for international duty The question was always coming, so obvious and predictable that they can...

This 17-Time Paralympics Champ Is Beyond Inspiring

One quick look is all it takes to know with 100 percent certainty that Tatyana McFadden is really, really strong. Her arms are rippling...

LIVING THE DREAM How I became a wheelchair tennis star after I was paralysed...

LAUREN Jones, 23, is a wheelchair tennis player from Worthing. Lauren, who was number 25 in the world, tells how she made her sport dreams...

Paralympian Mackenzie Soldan Is Making History in Wheelchair Tennis

The 26-year-old is the first wheelchair player to train full-time at the USTA National Campus. After winning Paralympic Gold at the 2016 Rio Games, Mackenzie...

Para Dance Sport seed planted in USA

Course sprouts excitement in dance community The media coverage, buzz and participant feedback around the Para dance sport course in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, has Cheryl...

‘Horseracing accident left me paralysed, but wheelchair basketball’s changed my life…’

TEN years after a devastating horse racing injury left a him paralysed from the chest down, former jockey Wayne Burton revealed how discovering wheelchair...

Andy’s loving life in the fast lane

Houghton doesn't let life-changing injury stop him racing THE word determination is used a lot in sport – and for Andy Houghton it’s one of...

Students design functional fashion for wheelchair athletes

WashU students design prototype garments for athletes with disabilities https://youtu.be/KnuMMd9YKF8 Rugby is hard-hitting, fast-moving and adrenaline-fueled. But for elite Paralympic wheelchair athletes, the sport also can...

Dan Baird: Quadriplegic Motocross Athlete

Dan says, 'Whether it's motocross or hill climbs or dirt drags I just like being at the track.' Dan Baird is in town competing at...

#ThisIsHowI Show What’s Possible!

The incredible 2+ months of #ThisIsHowI photos and videos has shown us that this is what AbleThrive is all about. So rather than end...