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Are you excited about Jonnie Peacock being on Strictly Come Dancing?

Have you been watching Strictly Come Dancing? Are you one of the many superfans? Disability Horizons writer Carrie Aimes certainly is. But what’s made this year all the more exciting

What does a Paralympic wheelchair rugby player do when funding stops?

Paralympian Ayaz Bhuta has played wheelchair rugby professionally for the last six years. But the two-time European Champion’s hopes for competing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics have been dashed as his

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National Paralympic Day: did you celebrate?

From sporting events, like Boccia, wheelchair basketball and sitting volleyball, to performances from singers and dancers, Saturday the 7th September saw the Mayor of London join Paralympic athletes to mark

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

Paralympic Games 2012: day 10

From the very best bits to what you’ve been talking about, we’ve got the Paralympic Games 2012 covered! So, the Paralympic Games are nearly over and, I must say, I

Paralympic Games 2012: day 9

From the very best bits to what you’ve been talking about, we’ve got the Paralympic Games 2012 covered! Each day this week one of our brilliant Disability Horizons volunteers will be

Paralympic Games 2012: day 8

From the very best bits to what you’ve been talking about, we’ve got the Paralympic Games 2012 covered! Each day this week one of our brilliant Disability Horizons volunteers will be

Paralympic Games 2012: day 7

From the very best bits to what you’ve been talking about, we’ve got the Paralympic Games 2012 covered! Each day this week one of our brilliant Disability Horizons volunteers will be

Paralympian Tom Aggar’s rise to rowing victory

What helps you to grow or pushes you to succeed? In Paralympian Tom Aggar’s video about his inspirations, he discusses how it’s those who have supported him that have also helped him