Before Chris Bond was an international wheelchair rugby star, he was a 19-year-old battling acute promyelocytic leukaemia. He survived, but lost his left hand, right fingers and legs below the knees to a bacterial infection.
Chris is now one of the best 3.5 wheelchair rugby players in the world. On debut at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, he helped lead the Australian wheelchair rugby team, the Steelers, to their first Paralympic gold medal, and matched this effort in 2014 at the IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship in Odense, Denmark, where they won their first world title.
Chris made history once again when the Steelers became the first wheelchair rugby team to win two consecutive Paralympic gold medals and a World Championship title in a four-year period. As the odds-on favourites to win gold at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, they did not disappoint. They set up a gold medal showdown …Read More