.   A KIND-hearted Stourport woman has made the finals of a national competition that recognises unsung heroes after winning the regional awards for Wyre Forest. Elaine Ball, 62, was named as the district’s winner of The Gym Group’s Unsung Heroes of Sport and Fitness Awards last week, and will now enter the national finals. […]

WDSA (UK) is joining Parallel London

The Wheelchair Dance Sport Association (UK) is happy to announce that we will be taking part in the Parallel London, the world’s first-ever fully-accessible event which is coming to London this September. Held at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, home of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and with sport at its heart, there’s something […]

  The countdown is on to the UK’s First Inclusive Dance Festival and Third National Wheelchair Dance Sport Competition. The Wheelchair Dance Sport Association (UK) (WDSA (UK)) is happy to announce the official Wheelchair Dance Sport Competition in the UK and the first Inclusive Dance Festival, taking place on Saturday 22nd October 2016. The event, being […]

Chelsie Hill Releases First Dance Video

  When we think about wheelchair dance, often, what springs to mind, is the more traditional forms of ballroom and jazz. However, there is a growing interest in other ways to dance in a wheelchair, including Hip Hop. Chelsie Hill, one of the leading professional dancers in the industry, has just released her latest dance […]

PHOTO: Women are farmers, chefs and mechanics too, and emojis will soon represent that.(Google). Raise your emoji glasses and maybe even bust out a dancing lady to celebrate the weird and wonderful symbols for World Emoji Day. July 17 was chosen to commemorate what some see as an “emerging language” because the Apple calendar emoji is […]

The Wheelchair Dance Sport Association (UK) are proud to announce that Trishna Bharadia is the latest addition to their Patrons. Trishna Bharadia was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2008 and has become an avid campaigner for raising awareness about the condition, at a local, regional, national and international level. She was thrown into the […]

  Paralympian Markus Rehm has been ruled out of competing in the Rio Olympics after failing to evidence that his prosthetic leg does not give him an unfair advantage. Rehm shot to fame when he won Paralympic gold in 2012, however, he had hoped to become the second athlete with a prosthesis to cross over […]

  COLUMBIA — Just like that, his way of life was transformed. When Chuck Graham got into a car accident at the age of 16, he had to start using a wheelchair. Everyday tasks had to be done in new ways, including getting dressed and shopping for clothes. And it wasn’t easy. Graham is one […]

10 Years!

The Wheelchair Dance Sport Association (UK) is celebrating 10 years of wheelchair and inclusive dance and is calling for local dance groups to get more involved with the disability community, following the national gala held on the 25th June at Stratford Circus Art Centre. The black tie event which had over 80 people attend was […]

Wheelchair Curling Loses Funding

    Team GB has taken a massive blow this week, with wheelchair curling losing its Paralympic funding. The sport, which was first introduced during the 2000 World Handi Ski Championship in Crans Montana Switzerland, has been going from strength to strength over the last 16 years. Initially, Switzerland and Sweden were the only countries […]