Meet the aspiring Paralympic stars of the future at the WheelPower National Junior Games – ITV News

Daniel Hopkins has been inspired to play a range of sports. Credit: ITV News

Returning for a fourth year, he said he’s “loved it even more every time” as he joins up with more 12 to 18-year-olds for four days of competition at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium in Buckinghamshire.

“Where I live it’s in the middle of nowhere. As far as I’m aware there’s nobody around that loves sport and is disabled,” he said.

“So coming here it lets me try out loads of sports that I couldn’t try at home.”

The annual event, which ended on Thursday, offers a range of sports from archery and fencing to wheelchair basketball and pool.

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