Australian Paralympic athlete
Angie Ballard is an Australian Paralympic athlete who competes in T53 wheelchair sprint events. She became a paraplegic at age 7 as the result of a car accident. She began competing in wheelchair racing in 1994, and first represented Australia in 1998. She participated in the 2000 Summer Paralympics, won a bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Paralympics and a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Paralympics, and is in Australia's "shadow squad" for the 2012 Summer Paralympics.