Category: Other News

12Jan

2019 – what it looks like…

Don't expect things to calm down! It's time for the real work to begin. Here is a sneak peak of things to come in 2019... I am set to start trialling my new Ottobock AFO (Ankle-Foot-Orthoses) brace in the next couple of weeks! (https://www.ottobock.co.uk) Inspire + School Visits will happen twice a...

30Dec

Christmas for the athlete

It is that time of year when we tend to over indulge, have a bit of time off and generally chill out. Family come together, we aim to have fun and be merry, and there is always the extra bit of travel required to ensure we see everyone we want and need to. For the athlete however, the holiday facili...

23Aug

A Trip to Number 10

As a celebration of the recent IPC and IAAF World Championships in London, the British athletes were all invited to attend 10 Downing Street to meet the Prime Minister herself, Theresa May. It was an honour to be invited, and an opportunity not to be missed. Jonathan, along with 29 others were escor...

07Jul

Birmingham School Games 2017 In June, Jonathan attended the Birmingham School Games held in the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham. It was a great event in which neighbouring schools compete in athletic events. It also provides opportunities to get involved not just as participants, but also in other a...

15Jan

What an experience!

I can't express enough how inspirational this experience has been. My aim prior to coming to the Paralympic Games was to enjoy the experience and keep relaxed, all to put myself in a better position for the competition. I feel I did just that. Although the height of my jump wasn't a personal best, I...