Wheelchair racer Madison de Rozario has won every kind of Paralympic medal except for gold, but she’ll be fighting to change that at the Tokyo games. She first took the international track circuits by storm when she won silver at the 2008 Beijing games at just 14 years old, before moving from sprinting to distance and soon winning the 2018 London Marathon. In this chat she tells Dylan Alcott and Angus O'Loughlin why she has to win medals to pay her Sydney rent, what it was like having a Barbie made in her image, and why she isn't defined by her disability.
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Alex Noble became a quadriplegic at just 16 when he was badly injured in a rugby tackle. Before the accident he was a rising sports star, training with the Under-17 NSW Rugby Sevens youth selection squad and fighting for a NRL future. Now Alex fights to regain small amounts of movement in his...
This episode contains discussions about mental illness, PTSD, suicidal thoughts and a suicide attempt. Please listen with care, and if you’re struggling call Lifeline on 13 11 14.
Bilateral below-knee amputee Lauren McDonough is learning to love herself and her body, but it hasn’t been easy....
When Nathan Borg got fed up with not seeing characters on TV that best represented his disability, he rang up Channel 10 himself and pitched a brand new character. It was a bold move and it worked - Nathan, who is deaf and wears a cochlear implant, now plays Curtis on Australia's longest running...