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Able / Dylan Alcott with Grantlee Kieza.

Able / Dylan Alcott with Grantlee Kieza.
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L1505602M 796.045 ALC
Adult Non Fiction BIOGRAPHY   Albury LibraryMuseum . . Available .  
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ISBN 9780733339875 (hardback)
Author Alcott, Dylan, author
Title Able / Dylan Alcott with Grantlee Kieza.
Pagination etc. 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm.
Contants note "Gold medal, grand slams and smashing glass ceilings" -- Cover.
Summary Note The incredible life of an astonishing athlete Dylan Alcott has never let his disability get in the way of what he wanted to achieve. His family treated him no differently to any other kid, and it was the best thing they ever did. Growing up, Dylan always had a positive attitude to life. So when he discovered sport, he'd have a go at anything and could always be found at the centre of the action, giving his best and playing to win. Then he tried wheelchair basketball and tennis and was hooked. Fast forward ten years or so, and the now three-time Paralympic gold medallist, Order of Australia recipient, Grand Slam tennis champion and philanthropist combines elite sport with a love for music (he's a triple j radio announcer and is famous for his crowd surfing). But Dylan's greatest passion is changing the way those with disabilities are perceived, and to inspire young people - whether they have disabilities or are able-bodied - to achieve their dreams.
Subject Alcott, Dylan
Athletes with disabilities -- Australia -- Biography
Wheelchair basketball players -- Australia -- Biography
Wheelchair tennis
Autobiographies
Added Author Kieza, Grantlee, author
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