60 seconds with a Tayside athlete: Murran Mackay

Name: Murran Mackay

Branch: Angus Disability Sport

Sport: Wheelchair Racing

Club: Red Star Athletics Club

How did you get involved in your sport? Watched on Paralympics and decided that was the sport that I wanted to be involved in

How long have you been playing your sport for? 3 years

Biggest strength (as an athlete): Determination and focus

What’s the best thing about your sport? It’s an individual sport and the main thing is to have fun and try to get PBs [Personal Bests]

What equipment do you need to take part in your sport? Custom racing chair, specialist gloves, helmet, pump, training rollers & spare tyres

Greatest sporting achievement: Coming 3rd in under 14s wheelchair race for girls at London mini marathon

Favourite para-athlete: Sammi Kinghorn

Favourite athlete to compete against: Sammi Kinghorn

Any advice for someone interested in your sport? Find a suitable chair that fits you well, contact a good coach and just try it