Meet Our Athletes

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.

Emma Booth

Obsessed with horses from a young age, Emma Booth’s dream of riding one came true when she won a competition run by the TV show The…
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Katie Umback

Katie Umback first started competing in equestrian as a five-year-old in pony club, having grown up watching her dad break and train pacers. Dressage followed soon…
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Lisa Martin

Born into a family of Australian Stock Horse breeders, it comes as no surprise that Lisa Martin has carved out a successful career as an international…
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Sharon Jarvis

One of the most experienced and skilful equestrians in the country, multiple national champion Sharon Jarvis has left no stone unturned in her quest for Paralympic…
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