Paralympian James O'Shea 'talent-spotted' by Mark Foster


One of the UK's big hopes for Paralympic glory has spoken about being encouraged to take up competitive swimming by the former Olympic medallist Mark Foster.

James O'Shea, a professional wheelchair dancer, met Foster during filming for a television programme, Dancing on Wheels.

O'Shea was speaking ahead of the launch of Sport Doesn't Care Who You Are, a viral film aimed at challenging audience's perceptions of disabled athletes.

Dancing on Wheels clip courtesy of Fever Media

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