Meet Marie Louise Mukangoga – founder of wheelchair basketball in Rwanda

Apr 5, 2021 7:30:00 AM

Rwanda is one of the newest members of IWBF, with the sport only being introduced in the country less than three years ago.

 

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), #roadtotokyo, #wheelchairbasketball

... but in my dreams I dance

Mar 15, 2021 10:30:00 AM

This is part two of the captivating story of Paralympics winner and decorated MBE, Member of the British Empire, Anne Wafula Strike, who had a rough start in life, but never gave up. As Wellspect's guest blogger, she continues to share the fantastic story of her life and career. Enjoy the article and the video!

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Topics: #roadtotokyo

Making a hard choice

Feb 1, 2021 7:30:00 AM

Everything could have been so perfect – after months of rehab from a life changing accident, Svenja Mayer returned to her first love of horse riding, unaided. 

Photograph: Jez Timms

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Topics: #roadtotokyo

How do you prepare for the Paralympic Games?

Jan 4, 2021 8:13:00 AM

Having participated in the London Marathon in 2007, where she raised funds for the Spinal Cord Injury Association, Bev Collins, a dedicated charity worker, was sent an advert about working with wheelchair rugby. That’s where it started.

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Topics: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), #roadtotokyo