>>Tom (Wheelchair Rugby Player): IT’S LIKE BASKETBALL MEETING SOCCER, OKAY. AND BUMPER CARS, ALL AT THE SAME DAMN TIME.>>Eric (Wheelchair Rugby Player): EVERYBODY GETS A CHANCE TO PLAY. [applause] ♪ [energetic music starts]>>Lars (Wheelchair Rugby Player): JUST TAKE THE HIT.
(Chris) I wear this body with pride and I’m not phased by what my body looks like now. I’ve built a backup to what I use to be and what I like to present. (Bridie) I was given the option
At first I was playing rugby league and that was at the start of the season and I wasn’t even planning on playing rugby. (man) Seated on the front row. Okay, so who’s going to be line up behind this
(narrator) The Wheel Blacks.Triumphant gold medal winners in wheelchair rugbyat the 2004 Paralympics in Athens.We’re on the top of the world. And we’re physically we were awesome. There’s a lot of respect for the jersey and what being a Wheel