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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Adam Deans

Growing up, Adam Deans aspired to become a professional athlete, particularly focused on a career in the AFL. However, in 2005 he fell down the stairs…
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Adam Kellerman

Australia is renowned the world over for producing wheelchair tennis players of the highest calibre, and two-time Paralympian Adam Kellerman is no exception to this. Adam…
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Ahmed Kelly

Before Ahmed Kelly was a three-time Paralympian, he was living in an orphanage 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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