The official page of Aaron Phipps, London 2012
Paralympic Olympics athlete.

 

Public enemy - Harder than you think [uk edit]

Public Enemy - Harder Than You Think featuring the Paralympic Athletes including Aaron Phipps.


Olympic Torch Relay 2012 in Fareham & Gosport

The Olympic Torch Relay for London 2012 Olympics through the Fareham And Gosport Leg of it's Journey & it's Trip on the Gosport Ferry Over to Portsmouth on Sunday July 15th 2012 at around 4.30pm to 6pm.




Radio 5 live speaks to aaron's Family

The family of ParalympicsGB wheelchair rugby player Aaron Phipps prepare to support him at the team's first game at the Paralympics in the Olympic Park basketball arena.



ITV NEWS: Medal hopes for GB in Wheelchair Rugby

Wheelchair Rugby is one of the most hotly-anticipated events at London's Paralympics and Great Britain have a real chance of medal success.

Nicknamed 'murderball', tickets to the action sold out within three days of going on sale. Bodily contact is banned, but, to the delight of spectators, competitors can - and do - hit each others' wheelchairs in an attempt to gain possession.


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Paralympics.org

Selection to compete for ParalympicsGB at London 2012 fulfils Aaron’s greatest sporting ambition as he describes it as the highest level of competition for an athlete.

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The Telegraph

Despite a name change from 'murderball' to the more sponsor-friendly name of wheelchair rugby, it will still be one of the most exciting games of the Paralympics.

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pushing the boundaries amputee support day

Pushing the Boundaries - Life Beyond Childhood Limb Loss Due to Septicaemia was Meningitis Research Foundation's first childhood amputee day and took place in Liverpool at Alder Hey Hospital and the Alder Sports Centre on May 31 2013.
Parents, carers and children took inspiration from the morning's presentations as disability sports expert and practitioner Steve Johnson and our very own paralympian wheelchair rugby star Aaron Phipps shared their personal stories.


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Aaron Phipps in the telegraph feature

Paralympics 2012: big-tackling wheelchair rugby player Aaron Phipps could 'murder' a cuddle from his little girl. Aaron Phipps has no fingers, one thumb, and his legs have been amputated below the knees. His legs are riddled with scar tissue.

But on Wednesday night, he will be one of the big tacklers when Great Britain takes on the US in their opening group match in the brutal sport of wheelchair rugby.

“My job is to tackle like Lawrence Dallaglio or Lewis Moody, unsettle the opposition and knock the ball out,” explains Phipps.

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PARALYMPICS: 10 TO WATCH

BBC NEWS article featuring Aaron Phipps
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Meet the SuperHumans : Transcript

Darkness frames a line of windows that look out at night towards the lights of a building. A single car drives away to the right, also reflected in an angled window on the left.

Overhead lights flicker on revealing a still and empty swimming pool - the line of windows its glass wall on the far side. The swimming lanesrun from left to right with lights reflecting off the turquoise water. Forming a line down the centre are the starting blocks. The ceiling is constructed ofwhite beams and girders.

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New Forest National Park Paralympic Athletes

Aaron Phipps feature page at New Forest Park website

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Paralympic rugby star Aaron Phipps inspires pupils in visit to Eastleigh school

PUPILS were treated to a visit from a top sportsman as they prepare for a summer of Olympic fun. Hampshire’s Paralympic wheelchair rugby star, Aaron Phipps, dropped in at Shakespeare Junior School in Eastleigh to share some of his experiences.

[Read more on Daily Echo website]

Channel 4 Paralympics - Meet the Superhumans

Meet the Superhumans, the stars of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, exclusively on Channel 4 from 29 August to 9 September.


 

Aaron on Wikipedia

Aaron makes an apperance on the worlds the free encyclopedia 

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Great Britain wheelchair rugby mean business!

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Murderball No Ceiling

Wheelchair Rugby is set to become the biggest crowd-puller at the Paralympic Games. So get ready to take your place on the sidelines and witness the true meaning of strength.

[Read more on Huck website]


That Paralympic Show: C4

To celebrate the final programme of the series, the show heads over to the Olympic Park in east London for a very British tea party.

[Watch on Channel4 website]






  
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