Issue Contents - 2004 Feb/Mar

Articles

On top of Kilimanjaro

"I felt like I was not supposed to be there. After all, I'm in a wheelchair. It was just so much freedom." Born with cerebral ...

On the wings of an Angel

The first thing you see when entering Boehringer & Ingelheim's offices in Randburg are the two ladies behind the reception. Greeted ...

It's your Vote!

Your vote is very important! Democracy is what the Struggle was about. That is what South Africa achieved in 1994. But what does it ...

On their way to Athens?

Here's the shortlist of South African Paralympicathletes, which has emerged from the Nedbank Championships for the Physically ...

Swimming with salmon

With Athens 2004 fast approaching, Olympic fever is rising. And for one lady in particular, Athens 2004 represents the culmination ...

A Celebration of Progress

Today's Olympic Games are a modern revival of the great national festival of the ancient Greeks that was celebrated at intervals of ...

An extra touch of prestige

Top IPC official a guest at the Nedbank Championships With any sport, its results are only as good as its officials.

Nedbank Championships: the Road to Athens ...

The Nedbank Championships for the Physically Disabled 2004 took place in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal just before Easter, and we spoke to ...

Some of S A's Finest

Profiled here are just some of the elite athletes who were in action at the Nedbank Championships for the Physically Disabled 2004 ...

On the road again

Although Estienne Arndt says his story is not much different from many others, there is not much that is usual about Estienne!!

Hotspot News - Bruce won it for QASA

Bruce Fordyce and navigator Steve Grobbelaar won R27 500 for QASA

Wheelchair rugby update - Rugby in ...

QASA and Wheelchair Rugby SA would like to thank Altec for their generous sponsorship, which enabled our top athletes to attend the ...

Chatterbox Call Centre opens up new ...

An exciting new venture for quadriplegics in KwaZulu-Natal has opened up new avenues of employment - and a unique opportunity for ...

Amasondo Esibindi - getting businesses up ...

The 'New Venture Creation' learnership, fully funded by the Services SETA, is being launched nationally to enable people with ...

Burning rubber at Kyalami

They may not have beaten the course record but for the competitors taking part in a wheelchair race for quadriplegics at a recent ...

Nedbank Champs results

Just as we were going to press with this issue, Iris Cunningham, GM of the South African Sports Association for Physically Disabled ...

Columnists

Medical aid: Don't be silent!

Lets face it, the costs of medical treatment, medication, supplies and equipment for conditions like spinal cord injury, brain ...

No voice, no justice

This "REVIVAL ISSUE" of ROLLING INSPIRATION marks an important day for the mobility-challenged community. Specifically, I'm ...

Off The Wall and all.

I first fully realised the worth of "Rolling Inspiration" early last December. I had just returned from my annual sojourn to the ...

Hand (and foot) Controls

Driving is one of the activities that people with physical disabilities can add to the list of things that they CAN do. However, a ...

A hunger for sex.

If you are hungry and your partner is also hungry, there will be little disagreement over what to eat and how often to eat it. Both ...

Attitude, planning

Travelling when you have a disability need not be the daunting prospect that most people think it is. With the right attitude, lots ...

Rolling forward

Right now I'm thrilled about a whole lot of things: First: Rolling Inspiration is back on track and rolling again. Now that's ...