Disability no barrier to Sophie’s swim success

Hundreds of children took part in the Weet-Bix Kids Tryathlon in Hamilton yesterday, but the achievement was extra special for one young swimmer.

Sophie Ridgway, 9, couldn’t float in water let alone swim the length of a pool 18 months ago.

The St Peter Chanel Catholic School pupil has cerebral palsy, which affects muscle development and limits movement in her legs. continue reading

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