United through a love of wheelchair basketball

Posted by Wellspect, October 6 2021

What does inclusivity mean? Let's flip it on it's head. As the partner of Svenja Mayer  a player with Team Deutschland, André Hopp is also a wheelchair basketball player. The sport is like a second family to them, and it's how they met. Nothing unusual about that, you might think. Except that Andre, is fully abled.

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Topics: IWBF, #wheelchairbasketball

How does the Australian national wheelchair basketball team prepare?

Posted by Wellspect, September 29 2021

Ella Sabljak and Matt McShane represent Australia in wheelchair basketball. They met at a tournament and eventually became a couple. How did they find wheelchair basketball and what does their schedule look like?

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Topics: IWBF, #wheelchairbasketball

Afghanistan looks forward to future international progress

Posted by Wellspect, May 21 2021

During March, the Afghanistan National Wheelchair Basketball Championships successfully took place despite the challenges the Wheelchair Basketball Federation of Afghanistan (WBFA) faced regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Topics: #roadtotokyo, #wheelchairbasketball

Meet Marie Louise Mukangoga – founder of wheelchair basketball in Rwanda

Posted by Sam Crow, April 19 2021

Rwanda is one of the newest members of IWBF, with the sport only being introduced in the country less than three years ago.

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Topics: #roadtotokyo, #wheelchairbasketball