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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.

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!

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

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…

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…

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

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

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

A new deal means Great Britain's women's indoor volleyball team  will return to the UK until the 2012 Olympics. Last year, their centralised programme was under threat after the sport lost its public funding - forcing players to find club contracts on the continent.

A new deal means Great Britain's women's indoor volleyball team will return to the UK until the 2012 Olympics. Last year, their centralised programme was under threat after the sport lost its public funding - forcing players to find club contracts on the continent.

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]*

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]*

Great Britain's indoor volleyball teams will be allowed to take up host-nation places at the 2012 Olympics, the British Olympic Association has announced. Nick Hope reports.

Great Britain's indoor volleyball teams will be allowed to take up host-nation places at the 2012 Olympics, the British Olympic Association has announced. Nick Hope reports.

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