Tag "disability and sport"

Disabled racing driver driven by determination

Have you ever dreamt of racing cars? Maybe you’ve thought about it but immediately dismissed it because of your disability? Well Disability Horizons writer Christopher Carter, who has cerebral palsy,

Q&A with disabled skier Talan Skeels-Piggins

With the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships starting this Thursday, we spoke to disabled alpine skier Talan Skeels-Piggins about his determination and passion for the Paralympic sport. Despite many setbacks in life,

Rebecca Lawes: a paralympic swimmer in the making

The Paralympic Games 2012 may be over, but keen athletes are already preparing for the Paralympic Games 2016, in Rio. Rebecca Lawes is one such athlete. 19-year-old Rebecca was born with

The freedom of flying with a disability

Kary Wright is a 49-year-old married father of two and a c5/c6 quadriplegic. Having shared his experiences of fishing with a disability, he talks about one of his other outdoor