Ade retired from basketball after the Athens Games where his bronze medal was sweet pay back.
Mark competed for Great Britain in the 1984 Paralympics, taking part in Athletics distances of 100m up to 1500M.
Vicki has had a remarkably successful sporting career to date.
After representing Great Britain at Powerlifting at the Barcelona Games in 1992, Jon coached GB at 7 European and 4 World championships.
Rob became disabled through an accident at work in January 1983.
As a school boy Alan was a keen footballer and was on the books of Wolves, West Brom and Arsenal.
Patrick competed in wheelchair track events for GB from age 16. During his sporting career, Patrick raced at 4 International competitions including the Seoul summer Paralympic Games in 1988.
Caroline was involved in sport from an early age and swam at the national junior championships.
Kevan threw discus at 4 Paralympic Games; Stoke Mandeville, Seoul, Barcelona and Atlanta, winning bronze at his 3rd and 4th Games.
James is one of only 4 British Paralympians to medal in Alpine Skiing at the Games. He won bronze in the men’s downhill at the Lillehammer Paralympic Games in 1994. He now lives in Somerset.
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