Emma Booth wins Against All Odds Award

Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) presents the Against All Odds Award to Emma Booth (AUS) on stage at the FEI Awards Gala 2017 in Montevideo


Australian Paralympian Emma Booth has been awarded the Against All Odds Award at the FEI Awards Gala 2017.

Eventing rider Emma was involved in a serious car accident coming home from Albury International Horse Trials in 2013, and only weeks later, she made the decision to take part at the Rio Olympics in 2016 where she competed for Australia.

Watch Emma's moving speech at the Fundraising Gala Ball in July 2013, where she announces that she is aiming for Rio, here

Four years later she has achieved that goal and has inspired many others to follow their dream, against all odds