‘As I grew older I started to take note that I was able to keep up with people that were ‘able-bodied’. I enjoy challenging the idea of what is ‘able bodied’ and proving peoples physical perceptions of me wrong.’
Anousha won the Pierre De Coubertin Award For Sporting Achievements from the NSW Olympic Committee. She is a member of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron and competes regularly in regattas across Australia. In 2012 Anousha completed her Masters student at UNSW in Public Relations and Advertising. She combined her love for sailing and her love for photography, when she became the official photographer for the Etchells World Championships in Sydney. Anousha is a congenital amputee.
Anousha competes in mainstream competition, but should sport be segregated or inclusive in its attitude to people with disabilities?