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Paralympian hero inspires Southampton pupils
3:33pm Monday 22nd October 2012 in News
PARALYMPIC hero Aaron Phipps gave an inspirational talk to students at Springhill Primary School in Milton Road, Southampton.
The Team GB wheelchair rugby ace spoke to 150 pupils from Years 4 and 2.
PE co-ordinator at Springhill Mike Cowap said that students loved seeing an international athlete in the flesh.
He said: “It was so inspirational to have him here. It showed that if you have enough dedication and enough willpower you can achieve anything.
All the pupils loved seeing him, and it really helps keep the Olympic spirit alive.”