Month: July 2022

INSPIRATIONAL WEDNESDAY: Trischa Zorn, the most decorated paralympic athlete

Trischa Zorn is the most successful Paralympian of all-time, having won 55 medals including 41 golds. During a glittering career covering seven Paralympic Games, S12 swimmer Zorn won a staggering 55 medals and witnessed first-hand the evolution of the Paralympic Games. “The Paralympics have changed so much from the quality of athletes to opportunities for …

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INSPIRATIONAL WEDNESDAY: Kelly Gallagher, a visually impaired skier

Kelly Gallagher is a living proof that no matter what may stand in your way, success is achievable. Despite despite being visually impaired – more specifically suffering from Oculocutaneous Albinism, Kelly became the first British Paralympian to win a Gold medal for her country, a great victory for the downhill skier. The amount of bravery …

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INSPIRATIONAL WEDNESDAY: PAULA CRAIG, FIRST PERSON WITH A COMPLETE SPINAL CORD INJURY TO SWIM THE ENGLISH CHANNEL

In May 2001 Paula, an elite marathon runner training for the GB national triathlon team and a serving police officer with the Metropolitan Police, was knocked off her bike whilst training.  She subsequently went on to compete in the London Marathon in a wheelchair (making her the only person to have run and pushed the London Marathon), …

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