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Paralympic Champion Josh George expresses what excellence means to him.

    What is excellence? As an athlete, in an occupation that constantly pits me against my contemporaries and ranks us by order of performance, it is a question I am faced with daily. As a Paralympian, the question takes on a different tenor. Paralympians, like female athletes, are athletes with a label. We are “female athletes,” or “athletes with a disability,” and our excellence is tagged as different from the excellence of “athletes,” i.e. our male, able- bodied counterparts. Excellence does not work like this, however. Excellence is a universal concept; and while the parameters of excellence vary, they are the same, regardless of gender, creed, race, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. Excellence is not confined by labels. After...

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2 minutes to Excellence! with Evan O´Hanlon

Evan O´Hanlon is the 100 and 200m World Record holder for the T38 classification. Evan shares his secrets on what makes him such a determined athlete to continually be the Best in the World and provides us with a tip to help us all strive for Excellence everyday.  

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2 minutes to Excellence! with Scott Reardon

Scott Reardon is an above knee amputee World Champion 100m sprinter for the T42 classification. He joins us and shares some insight on what Excellence means to him, where his current pursuit of Excellence is directed and one important ritual that he practices every day that´s leading him towards his goals. He also gives important tips that can help You tap into Your inner Excellence!  

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Kurt Fearnley Gives Life A Good Name

  34 YEARS OLD AND ONLY 140CM TALL, PARALYMPIC AND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS GOLD MEDALLIST, 40 TIMES MARATHON CHAMPION, SYDNEY TO HOBART YACHT RACE WINNER, CRAWLED KOKODA TRACK! – 96 KM, FINISHING IN 11 DAYS.     There’s many reasons why I love this bloke.  The first one is that he grew up in a small country town in NSW called Carcoar, which is much smaller than my home town of Cobar for that matter.  He’s also the survivor of many hardships and adversities; and inspires and teaches others his mentally resilient traits through his motivational speeches, school visits, and hard grind in sport and worldly adventures   Kurt is mostly well known for his accomplishments in the race chair, but...

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