Sally Posselt

Sally Posselt

Video Transcript: Introducing Sally Posselt  How has participating in sport helped you? It’s made my life, you know, fuller, I can do things. It’s made me stronger and it’s opened up a lot of opportunities for me. If you don’t exercise…if you… how should I say this…if you exercise, it makes everyth...
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Bill Nancarrow

Bill Nancarrow

I first came to “Wheelies” as a Powerlifting athlete many years ago. As an athlete I found their support to be of a very high standard, nothing was ever too hard for Sporting Wheelies. Having grown with Sporting Wheelies and with the bonus of Ray Epstein as my mentor, I moved into coaching and team mana...
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Tamara Nowitzki

Tamara Nowitzki

I first became involved with Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association in 1990 after being introduced to the organisation when I was participating in a program at Bray Park High School for students with disabilities.    I was excited and motivated that a sporting outlet ex...
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Scott Wintle

Scott Wintle

I first tried water skiing at a Come & Try day at SeaWorld back in 1998 which was run by the Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association. Soon after I borrowed a water ski from a friend and taught myself how to ski behind my brother’s jet ski.… Read more
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Helena Kidd

Helena Kidd

Top - Helena Kidd, Joan Stevens and fellow boccia player Laura Solomon; Middle (approx. 1998) - Scott Goodman (Australian Sports Commission), Helena Kidd and Kelli Chilton (then Disability Education Program Coordinator, now General Manager); Bottom (1993) - Helena Being awarded the Sporting Wheelies Mos...
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Geoff Trappett OAM – Paralympian

Geoff Trappett OAM – Paralympian

Below is the full video transcript… What part has sport played in your life? Sport for me was a big part of my life growing up and probably the one thing that it taught me was that I was actually… it was the one thing where I was actually no different to an able-bodied person.… Read m...
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Alison Mosely

Alison Mosely

Personal Reflection – a letter to my 19 year old self Alison Mosely, Disability Education Presenter Greetings Al… OK, so the car crash was not the best moment in life but it is good to see that you are back at university for the second year of your degree.… Read more
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Tom Steadman

Tom Steadman

Three times a week Tom ‘Tominator’ Steadman and Darren Currie are in the Gym doing a personal training session. You’ll know they’re in by the sound of Survivor’s ‘Eye of the Tiger’ pumping out of the sound system. Tom is dedicated and driven to achieving his goals, and many may know him by his engaging...
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Kelly Owen

Kelly Owen

Member snapshot Kelly Owen from Townsville, has been an Association member for the past 23 years, participating and competing in wheelchair basketball and boccia. She recently shared some insights on living an active and healthy life. … Read more
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Carmel Williams

Carmel Williams

Personal Reflection In some ways it is a coincidence, that ‘Wheelies’ is ‘40’ this year and for me it’s my 40th year of having a spinal injury. I was 21 at the time and had only 12 months before completing my nursing degree.… Read more
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