CP Sport collected profiles from people with CP that have participated in physical activity during 2023. The profiles are being used to celebrate and showcase the activities that have been achieved this year.

Name: Max Kopasz (dad) Edward Kopasz (athlete)
Role: Athlete
Region: West Yorkshire
Which sports did you participate in during 2023:
Trials (motorbike)
Enduro (motorbike)
MX (motorbike)
Cyclocross (pedal bike)
Enduro (pedal bike)
Fell walking
What was your biggest achievement in physical activity in 2023: Mountain Biking up Helvellyn in the Lake District.
How did you benefit from participating in physical activity throughout 2023: It really helps all his muscles and balance. Biking in all
disciplines helps his core strength immensely.
What would you like to achieve in sport in 2024: He would love to get some podiums in cyclocross racing, and walk up Ben Nevis.
Which other sports would you like to try in 2024: Edward would love to try cycling in the Velodrome.
What would you say to other people with CP that are thinking of trying physical activity in 2024: Just keep trying your hardest and push yourself to the limit. The benefits and rewards are worth it.
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