‘Inspiration Porn’: Paralympians Know It When They See It

TOKYO — Darlene Hunter, a three-time Paralympian and a college professor, begins her classes on disability issues exploring what may be the most provocative phrase ever associated with an international sports event: “inspiration porn.” Hunter knows that when she introduces the term, she can count on her students at the University of Texas at Arlington to perk up, sometimes in

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Who is Dame Sarah Storey? Britain's top female Paralympic athlete is part of the BBC Commonwealth Games team

Multi award winning athlete Dame Sarah Storey is one of the most successful Paralympic British sports personalities of all time. The Manchunian sport star – who has competed in the pool, on the track, and in cycling – has never let her personal adversities stand in the way of her own success and she has an impressive haul of medals.

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Toddler with Cerebral Palsy Who Doctors Feared Wouldn't Walk Uses Walker Alongside Great-Grandma

A New Jersey toddler with cerebral palsy isn’t letting her disability keep her from walking – and she’s even giving her great-grandmother a run for her money! Colbie Durborow, 3, has continued to defy the odds since she was born a micropreemie, weighing just 1 pound, 2 ounces, her mom Amanda Durborow tells PEOPLE. Though doctors were unsure if she

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Misrepresenting disability on a par with doping: Paralympics Australia

Paralympics Australia says athletes intentionally misrepresenting their disability is as serious an offence as doping and any competitors found to have done so should be punished extensively. After claims from a former para-swimmer of widespread deceit among competitors were published on Tuesday, Australia's governing body stressed it had never condoned cheating, was not aware of any cases of athlete misconduct

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