Paralympian Graham Bool Passes Away

20 Sep 2010 By IPC

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is saddened to learn about the recent death of British Paralympian Graham Bool.

Mr. Bool was a member of the Great Britain Paralympic Team for a total of 12 years, participating in the Paralympic Games in 1972, 1976 and 1980. He retired when his children were born.

Following his retirement, Mr. Bool was approached by the British Sports Association for the Disabled to be a photographer for Paralympic Sport. Having always been interested in photography, he decided to work in the field professionally.

The Barcelona 1992 Paralympic Games were the first Games experience for Mr. Bool. He had been at every Paralympic Games since then, photographing Paralympic Sport at its highest level of competition. Many of his photographs have showed up in internationally recognized magazines and publications, thus promoting the Paralympic Movement.

Mr. Bool’s most memorable job was at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, where he said all of the people were just fantastic and the experience was enjoyable.