I was recently inspired by a Daily Mail article, which detailed how a 7/7 bomb blast survivor, who lost her legs in one of the London tube blasts has defied the odds, to represent Great Britain as a member of the volleyball team at the 2012 paralympics.

I was recently inspired by a Daily Mail article, which detailed how a bomb blast survivor, who lost her legs in one of the London tube blasts has defied the odds, to represent Great Britain as a member of the volleyball team at the 2012 paralympics.

Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team train in Parliament Square, London, to launch TfL's Temporary Road Changes planning tool, allowing motorists to check road closures during the Olympics...

Pictures of the day: 24 May 2012

Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team train in Parliament Square, London, to launch TfL's Temporary Road Changes planning tool, allowing motorists to check road closures during the Olympics.

A new deal means Great Britain's women's indoor volleyball team  will return to the UK until the 2012 Olympics. Last year, their centralised programme was under threat after the sport lost its public funding - forcing players to find club contracts on the continent.

GB women's indoor volleyball team return to Sheffield

GB women's indoor volleyball team are to return to Sheffield in the build-up to the 2012 Olympics after resolving the funding issue that led to them playing abroad.

...Members of the Great Britain Beach Volleyball team

The week in pictures: 25 May 2012

The British women's beach volleyball side launched the Transport for London's Temporary Road Changes planning tool, allowing motorists to check road closures during the Olympic games.

Following the withdrawal of public funding for Great Britain's men's beach and women's indoor volleyball teams, there is now the very real threat that they could lose their guaranteed place in the London Olympics. Nick Hope reports

GB women's indoor and men's beach volleyball programmes have their public funding withdrawn and could now miss out on a place at the London Olympics.

Great Britain's indoor volleyball teams will be allowed to take up host-nation places at the 2012 Olympics, the British Olympic Association has announced. Nick Hope reports.

Public funding for Britain's women's indoor volleyball and men's beach volleyball teams has been withdrawn. The cut threatens the teams' 2012 Olympic participation.

Kerri Walsh Jennings (L) and Misty May-Treanor of the U.S. celebrate a point against Italy's Greta Cicolari and Marta Menegatti during their women's quarterfinals beach volleyball match at Horse Guards Parade during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 5, 2012.           REUTERS/Marcelo del Pozo (BRITAIN  - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT VOLLEYBALL TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Treanor, Walsh Jennings make opponent cry in advancing to semifinals of beach volleyball

Kerri Walsh Jennings (L) and Misty May-Treanor of the U. celebrate a point against Italy's Greta Cicolari and Marta Menegatti during their quarterfinal match

One of Great Britain's men's volleyball team

One of Great Britain's men's volleyball team

Volleyball: Team GB women brushed aside as Italy ease to victory - Other events - Olympics - The Independent

Volleyball: Team GB women brushed aside as Italy ease to victory

Volleyball: Team GB women brushed aside as Italy ease to victory - Other events - Olympics - The Independent

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Bump it, Set it, Kill it, Dig it - Volleyball Sign // Perfect gift for the volleyball player // wood sign // made to order!

Prince Harry watches USA and GBR sitting volleyball teams compete in the finals with USA athlete Michael Kacer during the Invictus Games Orlando 2016...

Invictus Games, Orlando, America - 10 May 2016 Prince Harry watches USA and GBR sitting volleyball teams compete in the finals with USA athlete Michael Kacer during the Invictus Games 10 May 2016

Sitting Volleyball    Memorable Moment: GB men’s Sitting Volleyball team made history by securing Britain’s first Paralympic Games victory in the sport with a three-set win over Morocco.

Sitting Volleyball Memorable Moment: GB men’s Sitting Volleyball team made history by securing Britain’s first Paralympic Games victory in the sport with a three-set win over Morocco.

Great Britain's Martine Wright (2nd from the right) celebrates a point with team-mate Victoria Widdup (left) during their women's sitting volleyball match against Ukraine during the London 2012 Paralympic Games     CNN: Live: All the action from London Games  At Home: They can amaze

London terror-bombing survivor wins at Paralympics

Martine Wright survived the London bombings to become a Paralympian; now she is part of the Team London volunteering programme, backed by The Telegraph

Prince Harry Photos: Invictus Games - Day Four - Sitting Volleyball

Prince Harry Photos Photos: Invictus Games - Day Four - Sitting Volleyball

Prince Harry congratulates members of the gold medal winning Great Britain team after they win the Sitting Volleyball final match between Great Britain and the USA, September Copyright:.

Team GB form a huddle after winning the women's Volleyball against Algeria

Team GB celebrate on the way to victory against Algeria Great Britain players celebrate winning the fourth set in the women's Volleyball preliminary match between Great Britain and Algeria on Day 3 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court.

Shauna Mullin and Zara Dampney - London 2012 Olympics: Team GB volleyball squad for Games announced

London 2012 Olympics: Team GB beach volleyball pairing for Games announced

Shauna Mullin and Zara Dampney - London 2012 Olympics: Team GB volleyball squad for Games announced

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