Nov 17th, 2019
Lily Rice is the first European female athlete to land a backflip in a wheelchair and second in the world!
Born with Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP), she has found that the friendliness of a skatepark has changed her life.
Since her disease is progressive, she taught herself over the years how to deal as her legs became weaker ultimately resulting in her needing a wheelchair.
She opens up about bullying and how she and her parents coped with the disability.
She is a true inspiration and has won numerous awards, most recently achieving World Champion status in Germany.
Follow her on Instagram @LilyRice_WCMX, on Facebook @Lily Rice WCMX or visit her website www.lilyricewcmx.com & be sure to use her hashtag #puttingtheabilityintodisability to help her bring awareness while she changes the world!
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