Lauren Steadman wins triathlon gold after previous setback

Top 10 Moments From Tokyo 2020/1 Paralympic Games

After years of build up, planning and training, sandwiched in between delays and last minute alterations; the Tokyo Paralympic Games finally went ahead, doing so in spectacular fashion. After everything the organisers, athletes, and everyone involved had to go through just to get this mammoth event to go ahead at all; for it to be …

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pushing for the Paralympics with covid logo

Pushing For The Paralympics – The Tokyo Trail (Part 2)

Last summer, after the announcement that the Tokyo Paralympics were going to be pushed back a full year to August 2021, we spoke to a few Paralympic hopefuls about the effect this had had on them, how they were adapting their training during quarantine, and how Active Hands gripping aids were helping them achieve their …

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The GB wheelchair rugby team at the 2021 Paralympics

Does Paralympic sport benefit the right athletes?

Paralympic sport has come a long way from its humble beginnings at the Stoke Mandeville spinal cord injury unit in England just after the Second World War.  This small sporting event, which at the time used competition between those with similar injuries to assist the rehabilitation of wheelchair users, is now a worldwide phenomenon.  The …

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