Meet Our Athletes

Extraordinary stories from inspiring individuals

Everyone has a story to tell. This is your chance to meet your paralympians and find out what drives them to keep on achieving their dreams.


Aaron Chatman

Following a series of standout performances in the lead-up to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Aaron Chatman’s dream of representing Australia at a second Paralympic Games…
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Ahmed Kelly

Before Ahmed Kelly was a two-time Paralympian, he was living in an orphange in Baghdad, Iraq, with his brother Emmanuel. Both had been born with severely…
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AJ Jennings

AJ Jennings lived with chronic pain, depression and an addiction to prescription medication for two decades before bravely deciding to amputate her right leg through the…
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Alex Handley

Rising Para-snowboard star Alex Handley began his career in sport as an Australian representative water skier but after paralysing his arm in a high-speed crash, he…
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Alexander Tuckfield

Alexander Tuckfield is looking forward to donning the green and gold for the first time as he makes his international debut at Tokyo 2020. Growing up…
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Alexandra Viney

Tasmania-born Alexandra Viney was a promising young rower throughout her high school years. At the age of 18, in 2010, Al survived a high-speed car accident…
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