Sarah Walsh dreamt of becoming a Paralympian, and in her second Games in Tokyo she is hoping to medal

Isobel Cootes
By Isobel Cootes
Updated August 29 2021 - 12:10am, first published August 27 2021 - 5:30am
Sarah Walsh knows how important visibility is and is hoping for a podium finish in the T64 long jump on Saturday in Tokyo. Picture: Karleen Minney

Walking an Australian Fashion Week runway was never in Canberra long jumper Sarah Walsh's vision growing up, but as her own aspirations were shaped by watching Australia's Paralympians, she knows how important visibility is.


Isobel Cootes

Isobel Cootes


Sports reporter at The Canberra Times. A Novocastrian with a passion for football (or soccer as they call it in the capital) via The Examiner and The Port Lincoln Times.