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April 2016

29.04.2016 Ben Web

Ben’s Swimming National Championships

2014/15 Swimming Super Series Winner – Ben Popham has been busy in the past few weeks, competing in both the Open and Age National Swimming Championships with some fantastic results along the way. We have Ben’s report but also another insight from his mother – Jennifer. Ben’s Report: This year in April I had the […]

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29.04.2016 Aths Web

Australian Athletics Championships

Five Wheelchair Sports WA members took part in the Australian Athletics Championship between March 21st and April 3rd at Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre. The participants were ambulant throwers Chris Barty and Natalie Horobin, wheelchair racers Madison de Rozario and Robyn Lambird. Chris Barty – The 2016 Australian Athletics Championships was a learning experience. After […]

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29.04.2016 Table Tennis Web

National Para Table Tennis Championships

Two Wheelchair Sports WA members competed in the 2016 Australian National Para Table Tennis Championships against a field of athletes from across the nation and even overseas! Connor Johnstone continued from his strong form 2015 with a: Gold medal in the Mens Class 8-10 & deaf team (partnered with Barak Mizrachi) Silver in the Class […]

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29.04.2016 KCC Web

Kevin Coombs Cup 2016

A young Black Ducks squad travelled to Adelaide for the 2016 Kevin Coombs Cup in April this year looking to gain some experience playing at the National level. The team was coached by long-serving WSWA member Travis Feakes who was very proud of the team’s heart and determination. Travis kindly provided post-game reports following each […]

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29.04.2016 Be Active Perth Wheelcats - National Wheelchair Basketball League

NWBL – Strong Start

The Be Active Perth Wheelcats have made an impressive start in their return to the National Wheelchair Basketball League. The team is currently sharing the top of the ladder with Kilsyth Cobras on 16 points.   Round 1 Review – Basketball Australia Season 2016 for the NWBL kicked off in Newcastle over the weekend with […]

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29.04.2016 KarenWeb

National Para-Cycling Championships

National Para-cycling Championships The National Para-cycling Championships were held on the weekend of the 27th and 28th February, 2016 in Adelaide.  Wheelchair Sports had two members representing with Andrew Bannister (T2) and Karen Harvey (H4) making the trip. The 12.3Km time trial was held at Elizabeth on the 27th February around the industrial estate on […]

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