Olympics 2012 – Wheelchair Rugby

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Uploaded on November 03, 2010 by The Vault

VAULT is a documentary filmmaking project, giving young people from across the five London 2012 host boroughs the opportunity to produce a series of short films that explore the Olympics and what it takes to be an Olympian.

Wheelchair Rugby - Andrew Barrow is a former rugby union player who after suffering a spinal cord injury decided to take up wheelchair rugby.

Andrew talks about how wheelchair rugby helped in his recovery and now is a major part of his life as he and his team-mates aspire to make an impact at London 2012. Andrew believes, "it's important Paralympians are recognised as athletes with a disability rather than disabled people having a go at sport."

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London, 2012, Olympic Games, Olympians, Paralympics, Paralympians, Wheelchair, Rugby, Disabilities, Sports
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