Vic Morris lives in south Wales and is paralysed from the neck down as the result of an accident. With the aid of an 'equaliser' device invented by his coach, John Kelman, Vic shoots pistol and rifle.
Stewart Nangle, a Lancastrian, is pictured shooting .22 pistol. What the photograph does not show is that at the time one of his legs was fitted with a metal frame that was bolted into the bones.
Michael Whapples from Leicestershire is blind and shoots air rifle. In 2011 he was the first British shooter ever to compete at the Open European Shooting Championships for the Vision Impaired, held at Nitra, Slovakia.Read More
This section contains news of options that look particularly helpful for clubs or individuals who are seeking funding in connection any aspect of disabled target shooting. We expect to be adding fresh items quite frequently, so it will be worth re-visiting from time to time.
If you have information on any relevant funding that may be of interest to others, please send details to the DSP Co-ordinator, Liz Woodall.
This charitable trust acts as a management hub for a co-operative of funding bodies offering grants of between £250 and £10,000 (or more for large developments) to people and organisations in Essex. Funding is available for a wide range of things, and can be granted to individuals for participation in sport.
Full details, including a telephone helpline, on the Foundation's website.