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.


Jason Lees

Few can accuse Paralympic wheelchair rugby player Jason ‘Banger’ Lees of taking a back seat to life. Renowned for his on-court intimidation of some of the…
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Jayden Warn

Although 24-year-old Jayden Warn was the youngest member of the Australian wheelchair rugby team, the Steelers, at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, he was able to…
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Josh Hose

Wheelchair rugby superstar Josh Hose became a quadriplegic in a car accident on Australia Day in 2005, when the driver of the car he was in…
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Josh Nicholson

Since making his international debut in 2017, wheelchair rugby player Josh Nicholson has proved time and again why he is one to watch in the lead-up…
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Matt Lewis

When Matt Lewis decided to make a bomb out of a small barbecue gas bottle, he never expected the events of that night to unfold the…
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Mick Ozanne

Mick Ozanne was a football star in the making when an accident while partying at 19 saw his life take a very different – albeit similar…
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