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Australian Institute of Sport Paralympic Swimmers - Annabelle Williams, Ben Austin, Chantel Wolfenden, Danae Sweetapple, Ellie Cole, Gemma Dashwood, Gr (Paperback) Loot Price: R201
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Australian Institute of Sport Paralympic Swimmers - Annabelle Williams, Ben Austin, Chantel Wolfenden, Danae Sweetapple, Ellie Cole, Gemma Dashwood, Gr (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Annabelle Williams, Ben Austin, Chantel Wolfenden, Danae Sweetapple, Ellie Cole, Gemma Dashwood, Grant Fitzpatrick, Jacqueline Freney, Jay Dohnt, Judith Young, Kate Bailey, Katrina Porter, Kat Lewis, Kingsley Bugarin, Lichelle Clarke, Mandy Drennan, Marayke Jonkers, Matthew Cowdrey, Matt Levy, Melissa Carlton, Michael Anderson (swimmer), Paul Cross (swimmer), Peter Leek, Priya Cooper, Prue Watt, Rick Pendleton, Sam Bramham, Sarah Bowen, Sarah Rose (swimmer), Shane Walsh (swimmer), Siobhan Paton, Stephen Simmonds (swimmer), Stewart Pike, Teigan Van Roosmalen, Tracey Oliver. Excerpt: Priya Naree Cooper, OAM (born 2 October 1974) is an Australian world champion disabled swimmer, winning nine Paralympic gold medals as well as world records and world championships. She competed in the Australian 1992, 1996 and 2000 Summer Paralympics swimming team with an S8 classification. She was twice the co-captain of the Australian Paralympic team, including at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney, and carried the Australian flag at the closing ceremonies for the 1992 and 1996 Summer Paralympics. Cooper has cerebral palsy and spends much of her time in a wheelchair. She attended university, working on a course in health management. After she ended her competitive Paralympic career, she became a commentator, and covered the swimming events at the 2002 Commonwealth Games. Priya Naree Cooper was born on 2 October 1974 in Perth, Western Australia. She was born with cerebral palsy, and spends 75% of her time in a wheelchair. As a youngster, her mother encouraged her to try out several sports, including tap dancing and ballet. With her father's encouragement, Cooper first started swimming in her backyard pool when she was six years old. Her first swimsuit was a bikini. Her father taught her to swim while making her wear big yellow floaties. She started competitive swimming at school carnivals. In the first one she competed in, she finished sixth in the F-division 50 m butterfly. She was informed about disabled athletes by a teacher at school. Her initial reaction to learning about disabled sport was to question if she was "disabled enough" to compete. She made her first national team appearance when she was in year 12 in school, after winning twelve gold medals in national swimming meets. By that time, Cooper had already begun serious training, waking up at 4 a.m. to get pool time. Cooper is a world champion disabled swimmer, winning nine Paralympic gold medals as well as world records and world championships. She represented Wheelchair Sports Western Australia at th

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: December 2012
First published: December 2012
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-34819-2
Barcode: 9781156348192
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-156-34819-6

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