"Frankly, it's not really fun when you can't play a sport. Or don't feel like you can," says Raissa. The Aussie Belles, she says, "are absolutely passionate about vision impairment and blind sport and advocating and accessibility... We're showing what blind athletes can do."
"I was the biggest coach potato you'd ever seen," Brodie says. "Prior to playing goalball I actually had never played sport in my life. I actually hated sport with a passion."
Huge thanks to Siren Sport for this insightful article about goalball, and the preparation and challenges our ambassadors, the Aussie Belles, face in the lead up to Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
A rare glimpse into the character and culture of a pretty unique team and bunch of talented individuals.