Sofie Cox

Sofie Cox

ATL Member

I'm a 27 year old wheelchairdancer and former wheelchairtennis player from Belgium.

I was born with Spina Bifida. From the day I was born I have learned to fight, for my dreams, my future and my life. While doctors told my parents I would never walk, I would be stupid and I would not have good motor skills. I decided I wanted to live life by my own rules.

I became the first child mayor of my city. I can walk short distances and use only a wheelchair outside of my house. In solo wheelchairdance I became Vice-European champion in 2018 and I am in the top 3 in the world. In 2018 I also graduated as an occupational therapist.

With the help of a loving family and a strong mindset I never listened to the limits others put on me and created the life I wanted to live.