|I googled "wheelchair skates" and found these - 'chariot stakes'!|
Of course, complacency is never helpful and him refusing to walk nicely meant that the general impression wasn't quite as fluent as I'd hoped. It didn't help that all the things he'd seen a million times before were suddenly terrifying, as was the sight of my mother in an anorak with her hood up. We had many, many spooks!
|I love this!|
I had another opportunity to do the test a couple of days later on Rolo at RDA. Rolo has a really good walk - you don't have to do anything with it, really! He's very happy to motor along with little encouragement. The only thing he's not so good at is stopping! Most of the test I was doing was in walk, which felt odd to me because I always felt as if I should be moving faster.
|This expression looks like boredom but is more like concentration!|
|Although with 45 Gold medals at international level, and a world number 1 ranking across all para grades, she's clearly rather good at it!|
|I scared myself...|
|Rolo's halt. Not exactly straight but fairly neat - even if it did take two attempts!|