Welcome

Sporting Dreams was started by triple Paralympian Marayke Jonkers to help Queensland athletes with physical disabilities achieve their sporting dreams. We provide funding grants to help purchase equipment like race wheelchairs or hand cycles, even prosthetic limbs for running or cycling. We also help with training and competition costs. Since starting in 2008 we have given over 130 grants to athletes.

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SUPPORTER

You can help change a life through sport today when you donate to Sporting Dreams

FUNDRAISING

Achieve your own sporting dream as a fundraising challenge for us: Ever wanted to do a fun run, your first triathlon or marathon? Why not raise funds for Sporting Dreams while you do it. We can help you create your own online fundraising page where you share your dream challenge with friends and family and ask them to donate. We will also cheer you on and support you. Contact Marayke to find out more.

SPONSOR A GRANT

Do you want to promote your company and help athletes in the process? Sponsor a sporting Dreams grant and you will have a grant named after your organisation at the annual Sporting Dreams Awards Ceremony. You will also receive recognition on the Sporting Dreams Website and in our newsletter.

Meet Our Athletes

  • Debra McGarry-Lawn

    Debra, 57, has always had an interest in lawn bowls through her mother, but only took it up seriously after sustaining a spinal cord injury in a motor vehicle accident.
  • Ben Tullipan- Golf

    Ben, 38, lost both his legs in the 2002 Bali bombings and has been successful in gold, winning 1st in his division in the 2013 Australian Amputee Golf Championships.  One
  • Kyra Domrow- Track

    Track and Field Kyra, 15, has a vision impairment but competes in triple jump, high jump and hurdles against able bodied athletes, and has broken Bowen Athletics Club records.  She
  • Rheed McCracken- a

    Rheed is a Paralympic wheelchair racer, who at 15 was the youngest member of the Australian team at the London 2012 Paralympic Games where he won a bronze and silver

 

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