Tackling the NQ half marathon in a wheelchair

Damon Jaenke plans to be the first to race in an NQ half marathon in a wheelchair. Find out why he thinks “not everyone has to be a Paralympian.”

Damon Jaenke has been playing basketball at an elite level for the past 20 years and competed all over Australia in the National Wheelchair Basketball League.

Since retiring from basketball, he has made the move into the world of marathons and works as part of the management team at Fitness Planet.

Born with Spina bifida, Mr Jaenke has used a wheelchair all his life.

He was also diagnosed with testicular cancer at twenty-two, which came…

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