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International Wheelchair Day

Happy international wheelchair day.  When I was 7 I asked for a power chair for my birthday. Until then I had been pushed first in a pushchair, then in a...

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Two women, Beth Moulam and Christie Hutchings wearing red jackets holding the Paralympic Torch in Tokyo 2021

Reflecting on 2021

A strangely different year of highs, lows, close encounters, and building long-distance relationships for everyone. Definitely, reflecting on 2021 has been a year when I guess we’ve all had times...

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Beth Moulam, overcoming adversity in sport

Adversity in sport

Last week I was short-listed for a CP Sport award for overcoming adversity in sport.  I’m not sure who had put me up for the award and I was pleasantly...

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Beth Moulam BC3 boccia athlete and Christie Hutchings Ramp Operator. Wearing sports kit and clear lip reading masks. Beth with thumbs up, showing delight qualified for the BC3 individual semi-finals.

So much more than boccia

As Piglet says life is an adventure, and this trip was certainly one to remember, definitely a full-on adventure.  From the highs of coming 4th individually in the first-ever BISFed...

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Beth Moulam, female with CP, BC3 boccia athlete. Wearing red GB sports kit

Levelling up the playing field

The future of boccia is changing, what we are seeing is a levelling of the playing field.  In fact, as of this week, it is a reality, we have the...

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Beth Moulam, boccia athlete at closing ceremony Tokyo 2020 with Christie Hutchings sports assistant. Wearing red and blue GB kit and masks.

Staying clean

Elite-level sport must be the only time in life when you are expected to wee in front of an absolute stranger.  It’s necessary to prove that the sample of urine...

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Young woman with cerebral palsy in power wheelchair entering a shop

Occupational Therapy Week

OOOh, this has apparently been Occupational Therapy week and I am immediately reminded of the lovely Jenny.  She was my OT from way back. I think from when I was...

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The Paralympic Agitos Tokyo 2020

Tokyo News

Since returning home from the Paralympics I have been delighted to see the positive press around boccia. Plus, to read with interest the various social media posts from my teammates. ...

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