After winning a Paralympic medal on debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, there’s no telling which bucket list item Erin Cleaver will tick off next.
Having found her start in Para-athletics three years earlier, it took Erin and her coach, Shaun Fletcher, just over 24 months to achieve selection to her first Australian team – competing at the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, no less.
Erin placed fourth in the women’s long jump T38 and fifth in the women’s 100m T38. She also contested the women’s 4 x 100m relay T35-T38 with Ella Pardy, Isis Holt and Jodi Elkington-Jones, who were disqualified for a baton change outside the takeover zone.
Returning to the world stage in 2016, the women’s 4 x 100m relay T35-T38 team were determined not to make the same mistake twice. Three clean baton changes later and Erin had won her first Paralympic …Read More