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We speak to six-time Paralympic champion Stephen Miller

Find out what keeps successful Paralympian Stephen Miller motivated, his charity SMILE Through Sport and his involvement in the inclusive sporting event Superhero Series.

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Paralympian Will Bayley set to join Strictly Come Dancing 2019

Paralympian champion Will Bayley will be joining the cast of Strictly Come Dancing 2019. Find out more about Will Bayley, his disability Arthrogryposis and who else is joining him on Strictly this year…

The world’s first Paralympic Heritage Centre is now open

Discover the history of the Paralympics at the new Paralympic Heritage Centre, open in Stoke Mandaville, the birthplace of the Paralympic movement. The exhibition is completely accessible to all.

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Disabled BBC weather presenter Lucy Martin’s catwalk debut

In January, we spoke to Lucy Martin to find out what it is like being the first visibly disabled BBC weather presenter, how she secured the job, why she became

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Strictly Come Dancing 2018: how Lauren Steadman and Katie Piper are changing perceptions around disability

Following on from Paralympian Jonnie Peacock’s influential appearance on last year’s Strictly Come Dancing, the latest line-up includes Para-triathlete Lauren Steadman and acid attack victim Katie Piper. Lauren has no

Superhero Tri: see how you can get involved in this mass-participation event

Last year saw the launch of Superhero Tri, the first event in a new mass-participation sports series aimed at including people of all abilities – the Superhero Series. Set up by

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10 amazing male disabled celebrities

We recently rounded up the top 10 female disabled celebrities. This time, it’s the boys’ turn. Here are 10 awesome disabled men, from Paralympians to singers and actors, all making a difference

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

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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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