Two-time Paralympian Jemima Moore is one hell of a wheelchair racer.
She first started competing in 2007, as one of several would-be Paralympians who were introduced to Para-athletics by Kaye Colman – mum of Paralympic gold medallist Richard Colman – and made her international debut the following year at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.
It was an incredible rise to the top for the young Victorian – 10 years earlier, when Jemima was six, she lost all function in her lower body. Curiously, the cause remains a medical mystery.
She contested two events in Beijing, and together with her teammates Angie Ballard, Christie Dawes and Madison de Rozario, won a silver medal in the women’s 4x100m T53/54. The race remains the highlight of Jemima’s career to date, and one which she was lucky enough to relive eight years later at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, where the quartet reunited to …Read More