Amy Ridley fell in love in 2017. That was the year she participated in the Goalball 4 Schools program in NSW and knew it was the sport for her.
It’s been a quick rise since then. Ridley represented her state as a junior at the Australian Goalball Championships and the Pacific School Games and was a member of the Australian Team that won the silver medal at the Youth World Championships in 2019.
Amy was selected as one of the rookies for the Aussie Belles, making her Paralympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The team opened their Tokyo campaign with loses to Israel (11-0) and China (6-0). However, a thrilling victory over Canada (4-3) marked the first Australian goalball win since Atlanta 1996. The team then took on the Russian Paralympic Committee to mark the biggest win in their history, winning 4-1. The Belles’ Tokyo campaign ended when …Read More