Shattered dreams: How two Australian Gliders had their Paralympic Games ambitions taken away

Despite having suffered major injuries which halted their able-bodied basketball careers, Annabelle Lindsay and Teisha Shadwell have been ruled ineligible to play international wheelchair basketball.

Dedicating your life to a sport and having your dreams crushed by circumstances outside of your control is heartbreaking. Having that happen twice? Cruel.

Unfortunately, that’s what has transpired for two Australian Gliders.

Recently, Annabelle Lindsay and Teisha Shadwell were ruled ineligible to represent their country in international wheelchair basket…

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