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The other day I had the pleasure of taking photos of this lovely lady. I met her because a friend of her’s bought her a voucher for a photo shoot. 131 more words


Rio Paralympics: We're the Superhumans

One of my favorite ads of all time is the “Superhumans” series from Channel 4, the Paralympics trailers. Gives me goosebumps every time I watch it. 20 more words


This Para-athlete is challenging JD Sports over their lack of accessible facilities

This is Lizzie Williams.

She’s a para-athlete¬†wheelchair racer who hopes to compete at the 2020 games in Tokyo.

Last year, she finished her first competitive season by winning bronze at the… 1,083 more words


Eight sports begin appeal process over UK Sport funding for Tokyo 2020

Eight sports will challenge UK Sport’s funding decisions for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Seven – including badminton – were due to receive no investment for the four-year cycle leading into the Tokyo Games. 385 more words

New Paralympic Sport Gains Traction

There could be a new Paralympic sport on the horizon: blind ice hockey.

This co-ed parasport originated in Canada in 1972 by the first-ever blind team named the Toronto Ice Owls. 844 more words


#NoLonelyDay With Norfolk Paralympic Swimming Star

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of meeting Gold, Silver & Bronze Paralympic swimmer Jessica Jane Applegate at her Norfolk home.

Promoting the Norfolk campaign – “No one should spend a lonely day in Norfolk” i arrived at her house on a freezing and miserable day – the outside shoot location was knocked on the head, so I ended up setting up two strobes and some background paper in the lounge – it was certainly warm! 19 more words