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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.

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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Ben Weekes

Ben Weekes first tasted international success at 17 when he led the Australian team to second place in the junior division at the 2002 ITF Wheelchair…
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Dylan Alcott

Like any new parents, Dylan Alcott’s mother and father had big dreams for their baby boy. But their plans were thrown into chaos when at just…
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Heath Davidson

Having returned from a decade’s long hiatus just over a year out from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, Heath Davidson proved that he had what it…
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Sarah Calati

Emerging wheelchair tennis player Sarah Calati was 19-years-old when she sustained right through-knee limb loss as a passenger in a motorcycle accident. She spent four months…
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