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.

				
				
				
				
				
				
				
                
                
                
                
				
				
				
							

Ashley Van Rijswijk

Ashley, who trains under Gennadiy Labara at Wagga Wagga Swim Club, made her Paralympic debut at Tokyo 2020. She finished in fifth position in the women’s…
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Barak Mizrachi

Barak Mizrachi was born with cerebral palsy affecting the right side of his body, and was first introduced to table tennis by his dad, who only…
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Ben Fawcett

As much at home in the water and on snow as on land, Ben Fawcett has always enjoyed an active lifestyle, and a snowboarding accident at…
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Ben Hance

Training under Nathan Doyle at USC, Ben Hance made his Dolphin debut at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Since bursting onto the scene at the end…
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Ben Popham

On talent alone, freestyle specialist Ben Popham has what it takes to become one of his country’s Para-swimming greats. Ben, who has diplegic cerebral palsy, was…
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Ben Tudhope

Ben Tudhope became Australia’s youngest ever Winter Paralympian when he was selected for Sochi 2014 at the age of just 14. In fact, Tudhope was the…
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