Since making his international debut in 2017, wheelchair rugby player Josh Nicholson has proved time and again why he is one to watch in the lead-up to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Josh, who swapped a basketball for a rugby ball just five years ago, won his first major international medal in 2018 – silver at the International Wheelchair Rugby Federation (IWRF) Wheelchair Rugby World Championships in his home town of Sydney, NSW. Although this silver marked the end of a six-year reign for the Australian Steelers, the tournament was a prime opportunity for Josh to go toe-to-toe with the best wheelchair rugby players in the world, ahead of the Steelers’ Paralympic title defence in Tokyo.
For Josh, becoming a Paralympian would be the culmination of everything he has worked towards – for far longer than he has been playing wheelchair rugby. In fact, he was on track to represent …Read More