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Curtis Palmer


Paralympian Curtis Palmer spent six years co-hosting disabilities TV series Attitude, from 2005 until 2010. After being severely injured in a rugby league game as a teenager, Australian-born Palmer began playing wheelchair rugby. In 2004 he was part of the New Zealand Wheel Black team to win gold at the Athens Paralympics. Since leaving Attitude he has become a motivational speaker, written an autobiography, and returned to Australia, winning gold with their national team at the 2014 Wheelchair Rugby World Championships, and starting his own business as a personal trainer.

I am not a rich man by any means in terms of dollars, but I consider myself a very rich man in terms of experience, adventure, friendship. Curtis Palmer in an interview with Australia's Daily Telegraph, 17 September 2013