Further Personal Information
||Chemistry;Sports Science - Loughborough University: Loughborough, ENG
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He started playing hockey at age two at the Harleston Magpies Hockey Club in Shotford Heath, England.
|Why this sport?
||Both his parents played hockey.
|Club / Team
||Surbiton Hockey Club: Surbiton, ENG
||He does five two-hour training sessions a week.
|Preferred position / style / stance / technique
||Ratman, Ratdog, Jack Hammer or Banana Man. (greatbritianhockey.co.uk, 07 Sep 2010; Athlete, 27 Jun 2008, englandhockey.co.uk, 24 Oct 2007)
||Extreme sports, listening to music, cooking. (englandhockey.co.uk, 24 Oct 2007, Athlete, 27 Jun 2008)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning gold at the 2009 Euro Nations Championships in Amsterdam. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2010)
|Most influential person in career
||Keith Parker, who was his coach until age 18. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
|Hero / Idol
||Lance Armstrong and Jonny Wilkinson. (greatbritainhockey.co.uk, 07 Sep 2010)
||In 2004 he suffered a broken back while lifting weights. The injury kept him off the pitch for nine months. (Athlete, 27 Jun 2008)
|Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
||He always puts his left shinpad on first. (Athlete, 28 Jan 2010)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all." (Athlete, 28 Jan 2010)
||To win a gold medal at the Olympic Games. (Athlete, 27 Jun 2008)