Issue Contents - 2005 May/Jun

Articles

HOTspot News - Stand Tall for QASA; Short List

The QuadPara Association of South Africa (QASA) recently launched their new awareness and fundraising wrist band. The green plastic ...

Taking life in his stride

Neal Stephenson is an above knee amputee who lost his leg in a shark attack during 1998. His disability hasn't stopped him from ...

From

Peter Martin, 43, captain of the Wheel Blacks, recently spent two weeks in the country coaching South Africa's wheelchair rugby ...

Where is disability swimming going?

Dea Slattery, who has been heavily involved in disability swimming for years, spoke to Rolling Inspiration recently, helping us ...

Creating young heroes

Seven young swimmers from Mandeville Club in Gauteng, recently jetted off to Sheffield in England to compete in the England Open ...

Natalie shines at the Visa Paralympic ...

Natalie Du Toit continued her domination in the pool at the recent Visa Paralympic World Cup held in Manchester, claiming four ...

Inspired Products - The freedom to drive; ...

Guidosimplex, an Italian-based company regarded as a world leader in vehicle adaptations for the disabled and has over 40 years' ...

Nedbank Curamus Fly-fishing competition

The 9th annual Nedbank Curamus Fly-fishing competition for the disabled took place at Belfast in Mpumalanga recently. Over seventy ...

HOTspot News - DISABILITY 2005 - ...

Scores of exhibitors have already signed up for South Africa's first lifestyle exhibition focusing on the disability sector.

Living outside of the box

"Swimming with dolphins was part of a dream and fulfilling dreams is what life is all about."

Diving beyond the challenges

In 2003 Barry Coleman was part of the first team to successfully dive the wreck of the Oceanos and enter it. The dive is a world ...

QASA News - Handcycling is alive; Striving ...

A successful handcycle demo day was held at Hartbeespoort Dam recently were four different variants of handcycles were available ...

Our Kruger Park excursion

A week before the trip to the Kruger National Park, a group of quads of the Quadriplegic Association of Gauteng South scurry around ...

Columnists

A 10 year strategy?

We can't all do everything. It would actually be much better if we each did just something towards the common good; rather than ...

Much done, more to do

Rolling Inspiration welcomes the latest addition to its formidable line-up of regular columnists: Dr Essop Pahad, South Africa's ...

First of all, just what are piles?

While everyone has heard of Piles (or Haemorrhoids), somehow very few people know what they are and what to do about them.

Sense of self attracts partners

A T12 paraplegic, Gary Karp is a writer, editor and speaker on disability issues. He lives near San Francisco, California, USA.

Paediatric Products: Selecting for children

One needs to keep many different factors in your mind when selecting a wheelchair or buggy for a child. Remember too that children ...

CAN YOU CARAVAN???

Our travel expert explores the advantages of seeing our beautiful country through the inexpensive method of caravaning. Don't let ...

Discouragement Policies

This is a follow-up to my last article concerning the proposed reforms of the Road Accident Compensation legislation.

Safety at sporting venues

Sports are generally considered in South Africa as high on our list of things we like to do, and take an interest in. If the Sharks ...

Where have all the good times gone!

During the latter part of a very chequered high school career, I convinced myself that due to my disability I couldn't dance. This ...