I love the Netherlands. They have really good pancakes, awesome art and if you use a wheelchair, they give you a sports chair and an entire year of coaching free of charge (ah-hem, moving there now).
No wonder this is the awesome place where the effervescently positive Esther Vergeer hails, the reigning queen of wheelchair tennis – winner of 7 Paralympic gold medals and 22 championship titles – unbeaten since 1999. Read this entry
Dutch wheelchair tennis athlete Esther Vergeer, 29, has been chosen to grace the cover of ESPN magazine’s 2010 Body Issue. She’s the first woman in a wheelchair to be featured in the magazine’s anticipated issue (which photographs athletes at the top of their game in artfully nude poses). Read more.
– Tiffiny, the fashionista paralyzed blogger (bio)
Sexy, athletic, and seated. Yes, these three words can go together, and Esther Vergeer, a 29 year old wheelchair tennis phenom from the Netherlands, is the rolling definition of badassery.