Wheelchair Basketball Q & A

* This post is written by one of our volunteer ambassadors – it is not sponsored. * My name is Joy Haizelden and for the last six years, I have been playing Wheelchair Basketball for Great Britain. I was born with Spina Bifida in China and was adopted at the age of six after moving to […]

Wheelchair Tennis Q & A

* This post is written by one of our volunteer ambassadors – it is not sponsored. * My name is Lucy Shuker, I am a Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis Player. I started playing wheelchair tennis in 2002 after I had a motorbike accident in 2001 that resulted in me being paralysed from the chest down. I have […]

Wheelchair Fencing Q & A

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * My name is Jonathan Collins, I am 30 years old and I have a passion for wheelchair fencing. I was only given hours to live at birth, but despite the odds, I am here to tell the tale! I then […]

Exercise At Home With WheelPower

* This post is written by a guest blogger – it is not sponsored. * Following the pioneering work by WheelPower’s founder, Sir Ludwig Guttmann in 1940, WheelPower has been providing opportunities for people with disabilities to play sport and lead healthy active lives from the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement, Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Buckinghamshire. […]

WheelPower Sports Event

* This post is not sponsored, meaning all opinions are my own and no one has paid AYL to share this. * In November the AYL team attended a Get Active Sports Event by WheelPower, at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. I can honestly say that I was really apprehensive about attending this experience, especially after reading the event time table. […]