As much at home in the water and on snow as on land, Ben Fawcett has always enjoyed an active lifestyle, and a snowboarding accident at 18 did little to change that.
Ben sustained irreparable damage to his neck in a horrific crash-landing, and spent the next six months in hospital in New Zealand before he was cleared to travel home to Australia. But by 2010, the adrenaline junkie in Ben was calling, and wheelchair rugby filled that void with ease.
Now a Paralympic champion and World Championship silver medallist, Ben has spent the last seven years establishing himself among the best 0.5 players in the world. He made his Paralympic debut in 2016, where the Steelers became the first team in wheelchair rugby history to win two Paralympic gold medals and a world title in a four-year period, and represented Australia once again at the 2018 International Wheelchair Rugby …Read More