These people with Disabilities thrive in jobs at Decathlon

He had been a professional jockey since he was 18.

But when a bad fall in 2017 left him paralysed from the waist down and utterly demoralised, Mr Sam Subian wondered if he could ever pursue his passion again.

A year after the accident, he ended up following his interests in a way he did not expect - as a sports adviser for horse riding at sporting goods retailer Decathlon.

Mr Subian, 47, told The New Paper:

Mr Subian, who is a wheelchair user, acknowledges the challenges he faces at work, such as being unable to reach for items placed high up on shelves - but he remains unperturbed.

- The New Paper, Sep 27, 2021

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