John - who was medically discharged from the Royal Engineers in March - competed in wheelchair rugby aka "murderball
", wheelchair basketball, rugby, tennis, seated volleyball and swimming.
It was originally known as "murderball
" because of its intense physical nature, and later came to be called "quad rugby" -- or just wheelchair rugby.
Known by some as 'murderball
' due to its hefty collisions, wheelchair rugby is a Paralympic sport but isn't an accessible option in the West Midlands.
"Then there was Murderball
, with the squad split into two teams for a session in the in-goal area.
They include films like The Armstrong Lie, The Conquest of Everest, Derby, Facing Ali, The Great American Cowboy, Hoop Dreams, Mad Hot Ballroom, Murderball
, Olympia, Pumping Iron, Spellbound, and When We Were Kings.
: The influence of spectator motivation factors on sports consumption behaviors of wheelchair rugby spectators.
He has taken up wheelchair tennis and rugby for a completely different sort of experience and confesses that there might be a reason why wheelchair rugby is nicknamed murderball
"So, did you ever think about murderball
?" Amberly asked.
It'll be well worth your time to tune into the Paralympics, especially with sports like goalball and murderball
, (http://www.cnn.com/2016/09/07/sport/rio-paralympics-5-to-watch/) CNN reported .
Maybe we could have an event where peasants could have an advantage over the toffs; whatabout Olympic 70s rules murderball
? Aye, and the losers get a wedgie and fiery jackrubbed on their cheeky bits It's got to better than dressage
"It was called murderball
but they had problems marketing that.
Others include The Secret of Kells on October 4, Arrietty on October 11, Wild Tales on October 15, Shaun the Sheep - October 17, Murderball
- October 19, Alice in Wonderland on October 29 and Back to the Future on November 1.