Paralympic athlete Tanni Grey-Thompson speaks about her pregnancy

This week the committee heard claims that cheating as a result of disabled athletes competing in the wrong class is a significant problem in the sport. Find out more about page archiving.

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Our favorite trailers of the week include another round of "Let it Go" and a talking Pokemon. Aldiss, 21, is like his coach, a wheelchair racer who competes at all distances. Grey-Thompson was born with spina bifida and is a wheelchair user. Explore timelines. The increasing TV coverage of the Paralympics and disability sport in general has been a long time coming, Ian says, but now the momentum needs to be maintained.

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So did her teachers at school. I never want to be cynical. Her advice to others kids is just to be physically active in any way they can because it changes everything you do for the rest of your life, including maths. I happened to be in a wheelchair but there was no adversity in that.

Interview with Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson - Anne SebbaAnne Sebba

People offered to give me lifts but you can't rely on other people. Retrieved 28 September Skip to primary navigation Skip to content Biography.

Retrieved 30 January Media zone Video clips Check out the video with the famous dance instructor Pierre Dulaine. Drinking two litres of water a day will NOT help: Audible Download Audio Books. She is one of the most successful disabled athletes in the UK.

Biography Tanni Grey-Thompson was born in Cardiff in In November she was appointed to the three-person commission that has been set up by the Union Cycliste Internationale to investigate the Lance Armstrong doping affair.

He had recently broken his back in a road accident when he and Tanni met, although he can still walk with a stick. T53 is a category in which athletes have full use of their arms but have no or limited trunk function.

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She was seven when she had her first major operation on an exposed part of her spinal cord. Retrieved 10 March Her story inspires many people to take part in sport. Back to top Home News U. Redcar might seem an unlikely place for the golden couple of Britain's Paralympic team to set up home but it does have one crucial advantage — it's flat.

It can mean a person has difficulty walking, seeing, hearing or learning. What would you like your greatest achievement to be?

Throwback Thursday: Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

Are there parallels between what goes on in the Lords and the world of sport? Retrieved 8 July Baroness Grey-Thompson's official parliamentary photo. Choose a section: Winning the m in Athens after bombing out big time in the m.

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