Posts Tagged ‘disabled’

Wrestling with disability

Tweet I shot this story almost a year ago and its been a long wait to see it in print. But well worth it. Doglegs Superhandicapped Pro-Wrestling are a group of Tokyo disabled and able-bodied wrestlers.¬† I first learnt about them through a great¬† article in the Japan Times and shot one of their tournaments […]

Super Handicapped Pro-Wrestling

Tweet disabled wrestler Earlier this year I did a story on a group of disabled wrestlers called Doglegs: Super Handicapped Pro-wrestling. It sounds like the most incredibly crass bad taste idea ever. But after actually seeing one of their events I kind of understood why the wrestlers said it was empowering for them. These photos […]

Being disabled in Japan

Tweet This is the story for the Japan Times I blogged on a while back. Out today. “Access all areas: camping trip offers no-holds-barred insight into disability It is the early hours of the morning and I’m sat out in the open air. My eyes are closed and my hand is clutched tightly around a […]