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You Little Ripper! 2023 - Season 3 Paralympics - Podcasts

You Little Ripper is back for our third season with Auslan translation!!

Check out all the Para-Sport action from 2023. Hosted by Australian Paralympic legend Kurt Fearnley, You Little Ripper is your daily dose of Paralympics.

Each episode of newest podcast You Little Ripper is being translated into Auslan on the You Little Ripper! YouTube channel.

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Get ready for the year’s grand finale as the You Little Ripper podcast wraps up 2023 with a bang! Join hosts Sarah Rose, Ella Sabljak, Ryley Batt, and the legendary Kurt Fearnley for an unforgettable celebration episode brimming with laughter.
Join us for a special episode where Kurt Fearnley and Ryley Batt bring the action live to Toyota HQ in Melbourne! They welcome the trailblazing Steeler, Shae Graham, the first female athlete to represent Australia in wheelchair rugby.
Kurt Fearnley and Ryley Batt sit with Paralympic legend Ahmed Kelly. They discuss his remarkable journey to victory at the 2023 Para-swimming World Championships.
Kurt Fearnley and Ella Sabljak sit with Bridie Kean, a dual Paralympian and the newly appointed Australian Team Deputy Chef de Mission for the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. Bridie is an extraordinary leader in the Paralympic movement. They discuss the significance of her historic appointment and her plans for Paris in 2024.
Earlier this year, Paige faced a harrowing accident that left her uncertain about her future in competitive para-cycling. Tune in as she opens up about her challenging recovery journey and shares her ambitions for the upcoming year, offering a raw and unfiltered perspective on the world of para-cycling.
Kurt Fearnley and Ella Sabljak sit down with the remarkable Angie Ballard, a true legend in the world of Paralympic sports. Angie is set to represent Australia in her 7th Paralympic Games in Paris, 2024. But these Games will be something special for her. Angie has been named Co-Captain alongside Curtis McGrath. Her dedication to empowering the next generation of para-athletes shines through as she discusses the importance of representation and the legacy she hopes to leave behind.
Step into the world of para archery with Ameera Lee. The Paris 2024 Paralympic Games are on the horizon and Ameera shares her hopes to pull on the green and gold for Australia.
This week, Kurt Fearnley and Brodie Benson are joined by the incredible para dancer Dannielle Stitfall. This candid chat offers a unique glimpse into the world of competitive para dance.
This week, hosts Kurt Fearnley and Ryley Batt are joined by one of the most generous Paralympians, Jaryd Clifford. Jaryd is known and respected for being honest about how things are ‘really’ going. And this interview is no different. He shares the agonising decision he had to make when he was diagnosed with stress fractures just weeks before the recent para-athletics world championships.
Join hosts Kurt Fearnley and Ryley Batt as they welcome a true champion and in the world of wheelchair basketball – the incredible Amber Merritt Amber Merritt, a trailblazing wheelchair basketballer, sits down with Kurt and Ryley to share her extraordinary journey from the grassroots to becoming a global icon in the sport. She opens up about her recent struggles, and how her determination to succeed propelled her to the pinnacle of her career.
In this episode Kurt Fearnley and Brodie Benson catch up with para swimmer, Jasmine Greenwood. Jasmine Greenwood’s journey is a testament to resilience, perseverance, and the unyielding spirit of human determination. Kurt and Brodie dive deep into Jasmine’s story, exploring the challenges she has faced and the victories she has achieved along the way.
In this episode, Kurt Fearnley and Ryley Batt invite the incredible Paralympian Rheed McCracken on the show ahead of the 2023 World Championships. Join them as they dive deep into the journey of this remarkable athlete and explore the experiences that have shaped his path to success.
Kurt Fearnley and Sarah Rose, dive headfirst into the world of para surfing, when they speak with Emma Dieters. Emma’s journey goes beyond the surfboard, as she opens up about the community and support networks that have fueled her success. Together, they explore the positive impact of para-surfing on mental health, the sense of freedom it provides.
Kurt Fearnley and Sarah Rose are joined by none other than wheelchair rugby superstar, Ella Sabljak. With Channel 9 set to host the Paralympics 2024, they dive into what this means for the fans and athletes alike.
Kurt Fearnley and Ryley Batt sit down with the tenacious Boccia player, Jamieson Leeson. Jamieson is on a 21 match winning streak and opens up about the pressure this brings and her plans for Paris 2024.
Kurt Fearnley and Sarah Rose catch up with one of Australia’s favourite swimmers, Col Pearse. You’ll be captivated by his infectious enthusiasm for the sport and his unwavering passion for pushing boundaries. They explore Col’s achievements, and find out what “farm strong” really means.
Kurt Fearnley & Ryley Batt sit down with Lauren Parker, a six-time para-triathlon world champion. Lauren speaks about completing the Kona Ironman World Championship in an incredible time and how she’s gearing up for her next big challenge – competing in both Para Triathlon and Para Cycling at the upcoming Paris Games in 2024.
Kurt Fearnley and Sarah Rose catch up with Australian Paralympic skier Patrick Jensen. He shares what a tricky season it was, with a lot of ups and downs.
Kurt Fearnley and Ryley Batt sit down with special guest Curtis McGrath, a Paralympic gold medalist and veteran of the Australian Army. The trio discusses the importance of finding balance in life and taking time away from sport to pursue other interests. With the Paris Paralympic Games just around the corner, they also talks about what it takes to prepare for such a major event, both mentally and physically. Curtis shares his thoughts on the importance of staying focused and taking things one day at a time.
Kurt Fearnley and Sarah Rose sit down with Paralympian swimmer Rowan Crothers to discuss what he needs to do to qualify for Paris 2024. Rowan also shares his insights into the importance of inclusivity and representation in sports, as well as the impact that the Paralympics can have on changing attitudes towards disability.
You Little Ripper is back for our third season and to kick things off we sit down with Paralympian Daniel Michel to discuss his incredible journey to the top of his sport, Boccia. He tells Kurt and Ryley what it’s like being the current world number 1 and his plans to qualify for Paris 2024.

You Little Ripper - Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics - Podcasts

We are back and more accessible than ever with Auslan translation!!

Hosted by Australian Paralympic legend Kurt Fearnley and ABC Sport reporter Georgie Tunny, You Little Ripper is your daily dose of the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics.

The podcast covering all the drama and excitement you’d expect from these games.

Each episode of newest podcast You Little Ripper is being translated into Auslan on the You Little Ripper! YouTube channel.

You can also view the podcasts on Sweeney Interpreting’s Facebook page.

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As the Winter Paralympics draw to a close, Ben Tudhope reflects on the fun he’s had at these Games. And Chef de mission Kate McLoughlin shares with Kurt & Georgie her favourite moments from the 2022 Paralympics.
Four time Paralympian Mel Perrine, is ready to hang up her skis and take on her next challenge. She reflects with Kurt and Georgie on her amazing career and friendship with guide Bobbi Kelly.
It’s Josh Hanlon’s first Paralympics and he tells Kurt Fearnley how his love of sport saved his life.
International Paralympic Committee President, Andrew Parsons shares his reflections on the past two tumultuous years. And he tells Kurt & Georgie that his highlight from these Games has been team Ukraine performing so well.
Rae Anderson grew up doing summer sports, then a chance meeting saw her put down the javelin after the Rio Paralympics and start competitive ski racing. She tells Kurt & Georgie about the exciting atmosphere in Beijing. And just weeks out from the Games, Jonty O’Callaghan broke his collarbone and was forced out of Beijing 2022. He shares with Kurt & Georgie the heartbreak of missing these Games.
In his final Paralympics before Mitch Gourley hangs up the skis, he shares with Kurt & Georgie the profound impact that the Paralympics have had on his life. And Ben Tudhope’s parents share their excitement for Ben’s Bronze medal.
Ben Tudhope achieved his dream today winning Bronze in the snowboard cross SB-LL2. And Sam Tait opens up to Kurt and Georgie about the disappointment with his performance and his love for the Paralympic Mob.
After another amazing day of racing for Pat Jensen and guide Amelia Hodgson, they caught up with Kurt and Georgie, and explain how they’ve built the trust you need for an event like the Super-G.
It’s here!! The games have begun. Kurt and Georgie catch you up on all the Aussie action from day one. Kurt has the pleasure of chatting with the Australian team co-captian Ben Tudhope and Georgie asks ‘could I lead you in vision impaired Para Alpine Skiing?’
We are back and more accessible than ever with Auslan translation!! With the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympics opening ceremony just days away, Kurt & Georgie bring you a preview of You Little Ripper! The podcast covering all the drama and excitement you’d expect from these games.

ArtsHub and Creative Victoria

Auslan-interpreted versions of the Artists Essential Toolkit (2020): Six essential videos to help you get your art online.

The toolkit covers the fundamentals of getting your work online so it’s accessible to as wide an audience as possible.

Produced by ArtsHub and Creative Victoria. Auslan version produced by Arts Access Australia.

For the original videos and transcripts, please visit ArtsHub

You Little Ripper - Tokyo Paralympics - ABC Radio

The most accessible podcast in Australian sports is here!

Each episode of ABC Listen’s newest podcast You Little Ripper is being translated into Auslan on the ABC Australia YouTube channel.

Hosted by Australian Paralympic legend Kurt Fearnley and ABC Sport reporter Georgie Tunny, You Little Ripper is your daily dose of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics.

You can also view the podcasts on Sweeney Interpreting’s Facebook page.

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Madison de Rozario is Australia’s first woman to win a Paralympic marathon. She spoke with Kurt & Georgie just moments after the medal ceremony about her race. They also spoke with Curtis McGrath about his phenomenal performances to bring home gold in the Men’s VL3 & Men’s KL2. And Boccia legend Daniel Michel shares his joy at claiming Australia’s first Bronze medal in 25 years.


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Dylan Alcott adds Paralympic gold to the Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon titles he’s already won this year. He joins Kurt & Georgie to discuss what the Paralympics mean to him. Then we catch up with Carol Cooke from her hospital bed in Japan. She explains what happened in the moments after her crash in the Women’s road race T1-2.


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Paralympic champion, Ellie Cole has become Australia’s most decorated female Paralympian, with 17 medals from four Games. She joins Kurt & Georgie and explains why her final Games have been so emotional.


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The Aussie Belles hadn’t won at the Paralympics for 25 years until they arrived in Tokyo. They took down Canada and ROC before going down to reigning Paralympic gold medallists Turkey. Jenny Blow & Meica Christensen catch up with Kurt & Georgie and explain that their stellar performance has been building for years.


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Australian wheelchair racing star Madison de Rozario followed up her gold medal from the T53 800m with a bronze in the 1500m T54. She joins Kurt & Georgie ahead of the marathon on Sunday. And Grant ‘Scooter’ Patterson shares his pride in bringing home two Paralympic medals.


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For the first time in eighteen months Rheed McCracken could compete and he won a Paralympic silver medal! He catches up with Kurt & Georgie and explains just how tricky conditions were on the track.


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Chad ‘The White Tiger’ Perris went into the T13 100m final expecting to win a Paralympic medal. But the race didn’t go as planned and he finished 5th. He speaks with Kurt & Georgie about the heartbreak of not bringing home a medal.


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Four months ago Ahmed Kelly was ready to hang up his cap and goggles and walk away from competitive swimming. But last night he won silver and shared the podium with Grant “Scooter” Patterson, his best mate. He joins Kurt & Georgie to talk about his journey to Tokyo 2020.


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Dual silver medallist Isis Holt joins Kurt Fearnley & Georgie Tunny and reminds us all what a huge achievement it is to even make the Australian Paralympic team.


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Para-cyclist and Bubble O’ Bill loving Darren Hicks has won a silver medal in the men’s C2 3,000m individual pursuit. He explains to Kurt & Georgie what happened when he picked up a call from his wife yesterday.


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It was a gold rush on day one of the Paralympics! Champion swimmer Rowan Crothers tells Kurt & Georgie that he hopes “there are a few kids back home in Brizzy with CP that are going to start training for 2032”.


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The opening ceremony went off with a bang last night. It was a kaleidoscope of colour and a true celebration of the Paralympic movement. In this episode Kurt & Georgie take a look at what the “WeThe15” campaign means here in Australia.

click here for audio or transcript The Tokyo 2020 Paralympics are finally here and in this episode of You Little Ripper, Kurt & Georgie start celebrating the arrival of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
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