Physical Well-being

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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Beth Moulam in power chair using communication aid, sports assistant holding microphone to communication aid so Beth's voice can be heard at Leeds Arena

Boccia and AAC

I’ve been thinking about the skills I needed for boccia at Tokyo 2020. Especially, how being a communication aid user helped me to achieve my dream of representing my nation...

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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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Beth Moulam, graduate University of York, boccia player at university of york, releasing ball, with ramp assistant

University of York Alumni Voices

It was a pleasure to be interviewed by Thea from the University of York Alumni Voices recently. This was for an online article about my time at the University of...

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Open bags and suitcases in navy blue with Great Britain logos

Packing for the Paralympics

The bags and cases have been packed, unpacked, repacked, weighed, and weighed again, and still need some tweaking.  Packing for a boccia camp or a holiday is always a military...

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Living the dream

I am absolutely thrilled to have been selected for Tokyo 2020 to represent GB Paralympics at Boccia.  For me, this is living the dream. Several people have asked how I...

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Beth Moulam, girl using power chair, cerebral palsy, glider, life is an adventure

Life is an adventure

I’ve been having adventures every day of my life for as long as I can remember.  Sometimes they have been exciting and exhilarating or occasionally they’ve been scary.  Some we...

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Positive discrimination in boccia

Is it right or fair that a woman should be chosen to represent her nation over a male who has a better competitive track record? Boccia is a mixed gender...

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