The determination to soar
Priya Cooper OAM is an extraordinary athlete who has never let cerebral palsy stop her from breaking swimming records, becoming an influencer in the world of sport or achieving any of her life goals. Priya’s ability in the pool was apparent at an early age, and she quickly gained recognition and accolades, becoming the most decorated of any Australian athlete at the Paralympics. But her achievements out of the pool rival her sporting career.
Priya is also a talented broadcaster, an inspiring motivational speaker, with a degree in Health Promotion and Journalism from Curtin University in WA, Vice President of the Western Australian Disabled Sporting Association and board member of the Technology Assisting Disability Western Australia.
Listen to Priya Cooper’s Inspiring Story.