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Superhero Tri Series: interview with Paralympian David Weir

Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley interviews Paralympic gold medalist David Weir about the Superhero Series sporting event that took place this summer. On Saturday 19th August I headed to Lake

Disability and sport: how a little exercise can have a big impact

If you’re disabled, exercise can make a big difference to your life, and help to minimise some of the physical difficulties you experience. That’s why we’ve spoken to Yvonne Jacobs, a

New blade: my ‘catapult’ to a new life

On this day last year, London kicked off the 2012 Paralympic Games. Here, we hear from Adrian Howden, a Paralympic athlete who has found new life after getting a blade.

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Paralympic Games: keeping the flame burning

Co-editor Martyn Sibley is taking up the mantel from last year’s Paralympic Games as Britain’s Personal Best launches to help keep the spirit of 2012 alive. Here he announces his

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RaceRunning: have you heard of this athletic disability sport?

19-year-old Hannah Dines shares her experience of RaceRunning, a disability sport that enables people with mobility issues to race on a running bike. It is a disability sport that has

Disability sport: don’t be afraid to try new things

January isn’t the most popular of months. It signals that time of year when everyone starts their resolutions. But this isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It’s the perfect opportunity to

Q&A with Paralympic swimmer Hannah Russell

16-year-old ParalympicsGB swimmer Hannah Russell, who won three medals at the Paralympic Games 2012, already has her sights set on the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. She takes some time out

Doing Sport Differently: a guide to disability sport and exercise

The word legacy has been a key part of the Olympics and Paralympics with the hope that the Games will ‘inspire a generation’ and motivate people to take part in

Light the flame! A song with a legacy

Getting kids to participate in disability sport is one of the key aims of London 2012 and the Paralympic Games. To achieve this goal, X-Factor runner up Andy Abraham, and

iDID Adventure in the extreme with a disability

Susanne Rees, founder of iDID Adventure shares her experiences in coming to terms with an acquired disability and breaking down barriers to improve health and well-being amongst people with disabilities.

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