Athletes with a disability like Ainslee Hooper are finding their place in strength sports

Athletes with a disability like Ainslee Hooper are finding their place in strength sports

Athletes with a disability like Ainslee Hooper are finding their place in strength sports It's the noise that hits you first. The voices and cheers of the competitors and crowd bounce off the high concrete walls. The crash and clatter of metal on metal as weights are lifted and pushed. The high tempo music that pumps out of speakers perched high above the action. The combination should be jarring, a racket that grates. But, instead, the sound floats out of the open roller door and onto the quiet street like some kind of urban symphony. It's a Saturday morning at Strong Geelong and the Battle in the Bay Strongwoman and Strongman competition is underway. Inside the industrial building that is home to Strong Geelong, Ainslee Hooper, hands chalked and face …
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