Tag: paralympics

Monday Morning Motivation: Four Ninety Three (Vanessa Low)

Vanessa Low

“Four Ninety Three” tells the story of German Paralympic athlete Vanessa Low, her coach Roderick Green and their mutual journey to the Paralympic Games 2016 in Rio. After the London games in 2012 and no results, Vanessa was questioning her place in her sport. She was not progressing and was Read more…

Monday Morning Motivation – We are the superhumans

We are the superhumans - Paralympic games poster

I absolutely love We are the superhumans, the advert for the Paralympics. I’m also impressed that it doesn’t only feature British athletes. Here’s a list of the featured athletes: Hannah Cockcroft – ParalympicsGB Wheelchair Racer (00:32). Mel Nicholls – ParalympicsGB Wheelchair Racer (00:34). Joren Teeuwen – Netherlands Paralympics High Jumper (00:37). Read more…

Monday Morning Motivation – Touch the sky with Alex Zanardi

Alex Zanardi at Ironman Kona 2014. A quote is written on top of the picture is the text "I feel gifted for having had more than one of these days in my life where you really know what the word happiness means".

Alessandro “Alex” Zanardi is an Italian racing driver and paracyclist. Zanardi won two CART championship titles in North America during the late 1990s. He also had a career as a Formula One racing driver. More recently, he has attracted widespread praise for his return to competition in the aftermath of Read more…