2018 Spring WheelAction – Other News

Congratulations to our Ambassador Alex Blackwell who announced her retirement from international and state cricket. She will continue to play for the Sydney Thunder WBBL and has taken on a coaching role with Lancashire Thunder in England. In June, Alex became the first woman in 159 years to be elected to the Board of Cricket NSW. We wish Alex all the best in her new found 

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2018 Commonwealth Games Results

Congratulations to all our Aussie Athletes at this year’s Commonwealth Games. In particular, we applaud our members Kurt Fearnley OAM with Gold in the Men’s Marathon and Silver in the 1500m Madi de Rozario Gold in the 1500m and Women’s Marathon, Angie Ballard Silver in 1500m, Matt Levy Gold in 50M freestyle and Lauren Parker Bronze in the Triathlon.

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2018 Stacks Goudkamp Golf Day

Thanks to our major sponsor Stacks Goudkamp for yet another fantastic day on the greens! We raised over $25,000 for Wheelchair Sports NSW which would not have happened without the wonderful support of all those who come to take on the challenge at St Michael’s Golf Course. Wheelchair rugby player Chad spoke to the golfers about his life’s journey and wheelchair

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WS NSW Founders Circle Launch

In May, we held a morning tea with members, life members, volunteers, supporters, board members and staff to launch the WS NSW Founders Circle which has been established to recognise individuals who have indicated they have left a gift to Wheelchair Sports NSW (WS NSW) in their Will. We are supremely grateful to this special group of people, and

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Jake’s story, Spring 2018

“Without sport there is no way I’d be working. It’s had a major impact.” Jake, Wheelchair Sports NSW (WS NSW) member. Jake and Zach are best friends and also happen to be brothers. At times, Zach is also Jake’s carer. 12 years ago, their lives changed forever when Jake jumped into shallow water on a hot evening in

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July Holiday Camp

This July we started the school holiday off with a very successful Junior Wheelie’s camp, with twenty five kids across both days! We met out at Kevin Betts Stadium for two jam packed days filled with lawn bowls, badminton, wheelchair rugby, balloon soccer, tennis, and more. Monday was a fun controlled chaos with twenty kids.

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