Physical Well-being

Beth Moulam holding stylus to direct input to communicate using AAC. Woman using AAC wearing glasses and sporting white sports top.

Direct input to communicate using AAC

Being given all the tools to communicate is brilliant.  Being human there are sometimes unexpected physical and environmental factors that impact our output. Occasionally however hard I try I just...

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Ablestay London external view, grey bungalow with ramped access

London has become accessible

I love to travel, however, going away is never easy with a disability. We love seeing family and friends too. My grandpa and one uncle live down south, but so...

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Beth Moulam Paralympian at The Vale Primary School leading assembly on dreams, hard work and resilience.

Marching on

My last blog post was about stepping back from boccia and retiring as an elite athlete. I’ve known for a long time what I wanted to do when I had...

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Beth Moulam, boccia athlete, in Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games athlete village in front of the agitos logo. Wearing pale blue GB kit, hat and sunglasses on head. Reflections on stepping back from boccia

Stepping back

Stepping back from elite sport can always be a challenge. Especially so when on the face of things you are succeeding and people see you on a roll. Then, when...

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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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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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