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Athletes and personalities who challenge themselves to do better, striving to be the best and inspiring others to do the same.


Jordanne Whiley MBE

Wheelchair Tennis

Feel the fear and do it anyway.

David Wagner

Wheelchair Tennis

Wheelchair tennis means everything to me. It has given me so much and allowed me to travel the world and meet many wonderful people.

Carina de Rooij

Wheelchair Basketball

"The pain you feel today will be the strength you feel tomorrow"

Abdi Jama

Wheelchair Basketball

As a kid, wheelchair basketball gave me another purpose in life after my accident. It gave me confidence and the belief that you can do anything.

Sophie Carrigill

Wheelchair Basketball

Wheelchair basketball has challenged me to think positively about my disability. To see past any boundaries and to do what it takes to be the best.

Kim Klüver Christiansen


Hand-biking helped me find a way out of my crisis after my traffic accident. It allowed me to set goals - a reason to fight for something

Vico Merklein


I don´t train every day for second place. My only goal is winning a gold medal.

Gabriel Copola

Table Tennis

The sport gave me the possibility to compete, enjoy and interact with other people with or without disability.

Nikola Goncin

Wheelchair Basketball

My teammates are my brothers. We are there for each other - on the court and off.

Asier García

Wheelchair Basketball

I've always liked all sports and practiced many of them, but as soon as I got to know about wheelchair basketball, I knew that this was the sport for me.

Teresa Perales


Dare to win - and to fight every day to become that little bit better.

Jani Peltopuro


Bend but never break – never give up

Dirk Passiwan

Wheelchair Basketball

Basketball has always taken me out of difficult times in my life and has helped me to look ahead.



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