Australian women’s tandem cycling team Sandra Smith (pilot) and Terri Poole ‘cool down’ on the stationary bike at the Atlanta 1996 Paralympic Games, with the help of a chilled neck towel and an umbrella. The velodrome was outdoors and the conditions were extremely hot and humid, leading to heat distress for many athletes.
Date: August 1996
Author: Image taken by John Sherwell for Sport The Library. All rights held by Paralympics Australia.