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December 16: Happy birthday disability sport athletes!

Birthday cake Happy birthday! Image credit: Valadrem

Lisa McIntosh. Image credit: Australian Paralympic Committee/Australian Sports Commission

The world of disability sports has a lot of fantastic competitors, on the local, national and international level.  Today, we take the time to wish some of them a very happy birthday.

  • Lisa McIntosh – Australian Paralympic track and field competitor
  • Brad Emmerson – American sledge hockey player
  • Stig Tore Svee – Norwegian sledge hockey player
  • Tim Jones – American sledge hockey player
Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2569 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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