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Australia’s Paralympian of the Year
  • Paralympian of the Year 2016

    Dylan Alcott

    A spinal tumour wasn't enough to stop Dylan Alcott, our 2016 Paralympian of the Year from competing in two different elite-level sports and winning gold.

  • Paralympian of the Year 2012

    Jacqueline Freney

    Being born with cerebral palsy has not stopped Jacqueline Freney from achieving her dreams and breaking records as our 2012 Australian Paralympian of the Year.

  • Paralympian of the Year 2010

    Cameron Rahles-Rahbula

    A Paralympic alpine skier, our 2010 Paralympian of the Year has not let osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, deter him from achieving his goals.

  • Paralympian of the Year 2008

    Matthew Cowdrey

    With a congenital amputation of his left arm, our 2008 Paralympian of the Year is one of Australia’s most successful Paralympians. Matthew holds numerous world records and an impressive 23 Paralympic medals.

  • Paralympian of the Year 2004

    Tim Sullivan

    Cerebral palsy hasn’t stopped our 2004 Paralympian of the Year achieve three gold medals in the Athens Paralympics, two of which included new world records.

Ameera Lee

Ameera Lee dreams of representing Australia in Para-archery at the Paralympic Games, and if her meteoric rise in the sport to date is telling, she will…
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Jonathon Milne

When the Australian Paralympic Team competed at the London 2012 Paralympic Games, Jonathon Milne could never have predicted that four years later, he would win Australia’s…
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Marek Steiner

If ever there was an overachiever, Marek Steiner is it. He studied a Bachelor of Civil Engineering at the University of Sydney, which he completed in…
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Peter Marchant

Peter Marchant went 51 years before picking up a bow and arrow. For 25 years, Para-archery, or Paralympic sport for that matter, was simply not an…
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Steve Green

He made his Paralympic debut nearly 28 years ago in Para-powerlifting, and now 54-year-old Steve Green is out of retirement and aiming to compete at his…
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