WHEN Becky Wain lists her aspirations for the next few years, she does so unencumbered by insecurity.
With the spectacular Paralympics closing ceremony drawing a summer of sport to its end, our Olympic volunteer blogger looks back on his experiences.
IN the end it was a silver lining to a golden summer, but Ellie Simmonds had no complaints.
DAVID Weir admits to being a little bemused about his Weirwolf nickname, although three consecutive gold medals on the track have certainly been the stuff of nightmares for his rivals.
CYCLIST David Stone inscribed his name alongside British sporting greats James Hunt and Jackie Stewart with a historic victory at Brands Hatch to defend his Paralympic road race crown at London 2012.
Tomorrow's Paralympic Games closing ceremony will take on a festival feel - featuring flames, armed forces personnel and a legion of "travellers", games bosses revealed today.
Stephen McGuire yesterday staged a dramatic comeback to seal a semi-final berth in the individual boccia competition
JONNIE Peacock preened like all good sprinters should, David Weir took it three and easy and as for Sarah Storey, well that was just another tale in the most storied days of these Paralympic Games so far.
IT was the equivalent of an athletics dip at the line, but it didn't make semi-final defeat in the BC4 pairs boccia competition any easier to take for Scottish siblings Stephen and Peter McGuire.
HE may not be heading home with a medal but Paralympic swimmer Craig Rodgie insists he will leave London with a lifetime of memories at the end of his campaign.
IF Paralympic medals were awarded to mums and dads then Moira and Peter Clegg would have topped the podium last night.
FOUR years ago he had never even ridden a bike.
RICHARD Whitehead, the British Blade Runner, defied all laws of athletics by making the switch from marathon running to sprinting and yesterday he silenced the doubters in emphatic style.
ELLIE Simmonds produced a stunning swim when she needed it most to strike Paralympic 400m freestyle gold last night with a world-record performance that will live long in the memory.
Our man in London has attached two bits of material to the back and the right breast Olympic logo of his the jacket to transform it into the collector’s Paralympic fashion statement
Mike Kerr, a wheelchair rugby player, says London 2012 will feel like going into battle with his brothers and has not ruled out Britain bringing home the gold.
As 49-year-old Jim Anderson gets his three-event Paralympic swimming programme under way this week, he will do so buoyed by the knowledge that he is in the form of his life.
Craig Connell is confident that Great Britain's much-improved cerebral palsy football squad can claim a much coveted spot on the podium at London 2012.
A total of 27 athletes will represent Scotland when the London 2012 Paralympic Games officially opens on Wednesday August 29.