'We can do it': A Paralympics return 17 years in the making for Eliza Ault-Connell

Isobel Cootes
By Isobel Cootes
Updated August 29 2021 - 12:11am, first published August 28 2021 - 9:00am
Paralympian Eliza Ault-Connell stepped away from wheelchair racing to start her family and after 10 years, she was back. Picture: Getty

Every four years the Olympics and Paralympics reminds us of the extra elements female athletes factor into their careers, one being pregnancy and their time away from their sport.

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Isobel Cootes

Isobel Cootes

Journalist

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.