Ashley Adams (Paralympian) Adventures And Facts You Should Apperceive About Him 

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There are bodies whose legacies cannot be wiped out. Back Ashley Adams had a baleful motorcycle blow at age 26, abounding anticipation he would always abide abased and irrelevant. But the adolescent man accepted them all wrong, went as far as acceptable several all-embracing antic competitions as a Paralympian.

You alone apperceive him as an alarming Paralympian but we accept a lot to acquaint you about the above beasts grazier who meteorically rose to prominence, acceptable everyone’s favourite in Paralympics history.

Adam Ashley’s Biography

Ashley was built-in Adam Phillip Adams on October 12, 1955, in Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. He had a son alleged Lain and bristles adolescent sisters.

After a agitated search, we can affirm that added capacity about the adept Paralympic ballista (his parents, educational background, adolescence activity and abounding more) are currently not available.

Nonetheless, afore affronted the spotlight, Ashley was a beasts rearer who had a 64,000-acre (26,000 ha) base abreast Blackall, Queensland, to his name.

Everything was all accomplished and acceptable in his activity until in 1982, aback he got complex in an blow at a bounded motorbike competition, which larboard him clumsy to move or feel his legs and the lower allotment of his body afterwards breaking his back.

Adam Ashley, who was 26 at the time, was affected to abide a six-month aeon of rehabilitation, afterwards which he became wheelchair-bound.

Ashley Adams’ Paralympic Career

Unfazed by his abominable and base transformation, the Toowoomba-born brilliant began to see his action as annihilation but a belvedere to become the arch ablaze he consistently capital to be.

Counting on his antecedent cutting acquaintance on his farm, Ashley abutting the Paralympic aggregation in 1993, aggressive in several events. To date, he holds the almanac for cutting from a decumbent position on the arena instead of a decumbent position in his wheelchair for the Charleville Baby Bore Burglarize Club. This accurate cutting appearance is different to Olympic competitors.

Five years later, absolutely in 1998, Adams went on to set a apple almanac at the English Match. In the aforementioned year, he accustomed an Australian Convention of Sports scholarship which asleep in 2000.

The aggressive ballista accomplished aboriginal at the Swiss Accessible which captivated in 2002 and 2003. 2007 was addition big year for him as he won a gold medal, a brownish badge at the Korean Cup, and was able to accomplishment aboriginal at the Australian Accessible Able-body Decumbent Civic Championship.

Four years later, Ashley Adams was showered with praises for finishing aboriginal in ISSF Apple Cup contest in Turkey and Spain.

The Paralympic fable additionally accomplished fourth abode in the R7 50m burglarize 3 position SH1 accident (men’s category) and 7th in the R1 10m air burglarize SH1 event.

By the end of 2014, Ashley was ranked in the top ten in the apple for three events. This was three years afterwards he was additionally ranked as one of the top able accessible shooters in Australia and the aboriginal in the apple in two altered cutting events.

Ashley Adams fabricated his all-embracing admission for Australia at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics. He additionally fabricated appearances at the afterward all-embracing contest – the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing and 2012 London Paralympics.

He went home with a brownish badge in the Men’s Air Burglarize Continuing SH1 and a argent badge in the Alloyed Chargeless Burglarize Decumbent SH1 accident and at the 2004 Athens Games.

The alarming Paralympic ballista accomplished fourth in both the 10 m air burglarize continuing accident and in the 50m chargeless burglarize decumbent contest at the 2008 Beijing Games.

At the 2012 London Games, he afflicted Australians, and of course, his admirers by finishing in the top twenty in all four of his events.


For every of his victory, Ashley was showered with praises and love. He was additionally accustomed for his antic feats which accommodate a Arete Accolade by the Australian Paralympic Board and an Australian Sports Badge in 2000.

He additionally went home with the Macho Amateur Chief Antic Wheelies Accolade twice, authoritative him one of the acknowledged Australian Paralympians in history.

Facts You Should Apperceive About Him 

  • The iconic Paralympic ballista absent his activity on Advance 17, 2015, as a aftereffect of a cloister bike blow on his farm.
  • He died at the age of 59.
  • As a beasts grazier, Adams Ashley was a ambassador of TendaBeef.
  • He was additionally a able apostle of abiogenetic ancestry of cattle.
  • Although Ashley’s wife is not known, two of his grandchildren are artlessly articular as Sam and Ava.
  • Events Adams competed in included R1 Men’s 10m Air Burglarize Standing, R7 Chargeless Burglarize 3×40 50m, R6 Alloyed 50m Chargeless Burglarize Prone, and R3 Alloyed Air Burglarize Prone.

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