17 year old Maddie Thompson talks to the Buxton Advertiser ahead of her appearance at BAF on Saturday 20th October (10.30am) as part of our special Young Adventurers' programme. Maddie talks about playing wheelchair basketball for Team GB at the Paralympics, how she copes with training and school work and how attitudes to disability are changing.
Buxton Adventure Festival: A celebration of the very best speakers and films from the world of adventure travel & sport, at the heart of Derbyshire's Peak District. Stories of intrepid expeditions, challenges and races paired with epic films of climbs, runs and rides for outdoor enthusiasts, weekend warriors and armchair adventurers. Brought to you by Heason Events - organisers of the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival and Cliffhanger Outdoors Festival