Junior Development Program .

Junior Development Program .

JDP gives young stars a flying start to their sporting careers   Twenty Six promising young Queensland athletes with a disability have been named in the 2019 Junior Development Program (JDP) coordinated by Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association. The 2019 JDP reflects the spread of sporting talent ac...
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Junior Development Program Applications Open

Junior Development Program Applications Open

Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association are happy to announce applications for the 2019 Junior Development Program (JDP) are now open. Applications are open to all junior athletes (aged 19 and under) with a neurological, physical or vision impairment who are  competing in a recognised para-sport and...
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Brisbane Wheelchair Rugby Program

Brisbane Wheelchair Rugby Program

Wheelchair Rugby is Back for 2019. When The Brisbane Wheelchair Rugby Social Competition starts on Wednesday 6 February 2019 and will be on every Wednesday evening 5pm – 7pm until the end of September 2019. Where YMCA Bowen Hills, carpark entrance off Edmondstone Road, Bowen Hills Who We welcome e...
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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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