Episode 93

The only woman in the team - Kylie Grimes, GB Wheelchair Rugby

Published on: 2nd June, 2021

Kylie Grimes has committed herself fully to being a Paralympian and these will be her 3rd Games.

Kylie is the only woman named in the GB Wheelchair Rugby squad in this mixed event.

She says competing at the top level has been a dream since she was a young girl. A swimming accident changed her life but she used sport as part of her rehab and absolutely loves it.

Kylie says sport is her life and her dream has always to be a top sportswoman.

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Destination Tokyo
Olympic and Paralympic stories in the run up to the Tokyo Games.
I’ve covered 5 Olympic and 5 Paralympic Games at home and abroad. Tokyo 2020 was to have been numbers 6. So how are the athletes preparing during Covid times. And what are they learning in the run up to the Games. The Podcast lasts around 10 mins and comes out daily, Monday to Friday. I’m also using it to raise money for Maggie’s Cancer Centres to thank them for the help they’ve given my wife and family during her bowel cancer journey.
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Mark Shardlow

Hi - I'm Mark, a Sports Journalist specialising in Olympic and Paralympic Sports. I also help others podcast.