As much as we might want to believe otherwise, when it comes to considering and including those with disabilities, society falls shamefully short. We are ignorant of the everyday hurdles that those with disabilities have to face as beyond the […]
Being an athlete comes with inherent challenges, especially if you’re competing at a high level. Disabled athletes face the same obstacles but can also come up against difficulties relating to their disability.
Natalie du Toit is a South African swimmer that is best known for winning gold medals at both the Commonwealth Games and the 2004 Paralympic Games. She is one of the successful disabled swimmers of all times, and was one […]
Many of us idolise professional athletes, and with good cause.
Today’s disabled athletes have access to a wide range of different technologies designed to enhance their performance while competing on the field. Not only is this tech state-of-the-art, but it gives these athletes a chance to compete in the same […]
Being disabled means having to deal with a long list of different and unique problems, but this list is expanded for those that want to become involved in some kind of sport. From isolation to a lack of local opportunities, […]
While the sports section is generally filled with the accomplishments of rich and famous able-bodied athletes, there are countless athletes with disabilities who have inspired the world with their incredible achievements. Here we celebrate and acknowledge the accomplishments of just […]
There’s no doubt about it, extreme sports push the body to its absolute limits. These sports are challenging even for the able-bodied and many would believe that those with tetraplegia could never enjoy – never mind compete – in extreme […]
There are many disabled athletes out there that are prone to issues with unwanted weight and muscle loss. Research over the years has suggested that some people with physical disabilities are even more likely to be underweight than those in […]
Proper skin and limb care is an important part of a disabled athletes day-to-day lifestyle, and not only does it help with your overall health, but it can keep your limbs from becoming too damage to allow you to take […]