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.

Amber Merritt

Amber Merritt is a 4.5-point classified wheelchair basketballer who began her athletic career as a swimmer before being recruited to basketball by the legendary coach Frank…
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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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Amelia Hodgson

Hodgson always had a deep love for the mountains. On skis from a young age, she grew up ski-racing, then went on become a ski instructor…
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Amelia White

Amelia White was born and raised in Sydney before moving west to a cattle farm during her teenage years. It was there that she took up…
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Amy Ridley

Amy Ridley fell in love in 2017. That was the year she participated in the Goalball 4 Schools program in NSW and knew it was the…
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Andrea McDonnell

With millions of eyes glued to the TV during the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Andrea McDonnell introduced thousands of Australians to the exciting, fast-paced world of Para-table…
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