Elite athlete Dylan Alcott OAM has had spectacular success, winning gold medals for both wheelchair tennis and basketball.
Kurt Fearnley AO is one of Australia’s most recognised and successful athletes.
Swimmer Matt Cowdrey OAM holds the record for the most medals won by an Australian Paralympic athlete with 23 medals in total, 13 of them gold.
Tahlia Rotumah is a Minyanbal woman from Tweed Heads in NSW.
Today host Karl Stefanovic introduces this profile on the Paralympic sailing dream team of Liesl Tesch AM MP and Daniel Fitzgibbon OAM, after a mention of Matt Cowdre
Skiing champion Michael Milton OAM is Australia’s most successful Winter Paralympic medallist with 11 medals in total, 6 of them gold.
Sydney hosting the Summer Paralympics in 2000 gave Paralympians and parasport a profile they hadn’t previously had in Australia.
This excerpt from the Network Ten series Australian Dreams (1999) profiles wheelchair racer Louise Sauvage OAM – one of Australia’s most renowned althletes.
Wheelchair basketballers Troy 'Wild Thing' Sachs OAM and Jane Sachs (née Webb) are profiled in this excerpt from the Network Ten series Australian Dreams (1999).
Neil Mitchell interviews reporter Shane McInnes live from the Albert Park gates on the first day of the Australian Grand Prix.