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.

 

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

  • Lucy Larsen- Athle

    Lucy is a 15-year-old champion sprinter from Caloundra. Lucy, who was born without a radius bone in one of her arms, took out the under-15’s 100m and 200m for athletes
  • Nathan Donaldson

    Grade nine student, Nathan, was introduced to wheelchair racing at his athletics club by silver and bronze medal Paralympic racing champion, Rheed McCracken. After playing soccer as a young boy and running in
  • Lachlan Kavanagh-

    Lachlan achieved his lifelong goal to represent Australia this year when he flew to Belfast for the World Cup. The Australian team  are now  ranked 14th in the world.
  • Katja Dedekind-Goa

    Katja, 13, attended a goalball ‘come and try’ day in 2012, and she has been playing ever since. Katja’s goal is to be selected for the Australian Girls Youth team

 

Sponsors

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