Team great britain volleyball

I was recently inspired by a Daily Mail article, which detailed how a 7/7 bomb blast survivor, who lost her legs in one of the London tube blasts has defied the odds, to represent Great Britain as a member of the volleyball team at the 2012 paralympics.

Steve Grotowski, well-known as a top player on US tours, hopes to represent Team Great Britain at the London Olympics!

Martine Wright, centre, of Team GB in action during the women's sitting volleyball first pool A match between Great Britain and Ukraine.

Great Britain's Martine Wright celebrates her team winning a point during their classification 7-8 match in the women's sitting volleyball event at the ExCel Arena

Following the withdrawal of public funding for Great Britain's men's beach and women's indoor volleyball teams, there is now the very real threat that they could lose their guaranteed place in the London Olympics. Nick Hope reports

American tour pro Steve Grotowski selected to compete on Great Britain's beach volleyball team at London Olympics! (article)

FILE - In this March 19, 2012 file photo, former marketing manager Martine Wright, works out in a gym with other members of the Great Britain sitting volleyball team, in London. Keep an eye out Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, for No. 7 when Britain plays Ukraine in its first match of the Paralympic Games sitting volleyball tournament. That's Martine Wright, a former marketing manager who was traveling on London's subway on July 7, 2005, when four suicide bombers inspired by Osama bin Laden detonated…

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TEAM GB Vs BRAZIL: *Great Britain Vs Brazil; Sitting Volleyball: 5-8 Classification Match; ExCel London [London Docklands; London 2012 Paralympic Games: Day 08 [Thursday 06 September 2012]*

Algeria desperately try to keep the ball alive during their loss to Great Britain's women. Using your head - Volleyball during London 2012 Olympics.

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