A girl from the Scottish Borders is hoping to be competing in the next paralymic games in Rio de Janerio.
16-year-old Samantha Kinghorn was paralysed after falling snow from a roof broke her spine two years ago.
Now she is a paralympic hopeful for wheelchair racing in 2016.
A schoolgirl from Stranraer has enlisted the support of a Border paralympian in her bid to help disabled and able-bodied young people understand each other better.
16-year-old Caitlin McDowell has joined Fixers - a campaign that helps young people tackle the issues most important to them and showcase them on ITV.
She met up with archer Kate Murray to talk about what she sees as "segregation" in schools, and hopes to get more people talking about disabilities.
Children from across the Scottish Borders are trying out sports from the Paralympic games today. Nearly 100 children with disabilities are taking part in the event at Tweedbank Sports Complex in Galashiels.
They're getting a taste of seven different Paralympic sports, including rugby, tennis and athletics.
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Samantha Kinghorn from Gordon in the Scottish Borders has been inspired by this years Paralympic Games, and is hoping to compete in 2016.
The 16-year-old was left paralysed after breaking her spine two years ago.
However, in just five months she has risen through the ranks as a paralympic hopeful for wheelchair racing at Rio de Janeiro in four years time.
A 16-year old from the Scottish Borders says she wants to compete in wheelchair racing at the Paralympics in Rio De Janeiro.
After watching the likes of David Weir compete for Team GB in London, Samantha says she hopes to represent Britain in 2016.
2 years ago, Samantha was crushed by snow and ice when she was helping to clear a path at her farm in Gordon. She broke her spine, and was told she will never walk again.
She began wheelchair racing after being introduced to the sport in hospital. She is already British Junior Champion.
James Clegg came last in his 100m freestyle swimming final last night. The swimmer from Newcastleton in the Scottish Borders won bronze in the butterfly event on Sunday - before his elder sister Libby won a silver medal in the athletics 100m sprint on the same evening.