Further Personal Information
||Cardiff Metropolitan University: Wales
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||His father taught him to swim at age three and he joined the City of Cardiff Swimming Club in Wales at age six.
|Why this sport?
||He followed his sister who was at City of Cardiff Swimming Club, and quickly found he enjoyed racing.
|Club / Team
||City of Cardiff: Wales
|Name of coach
||Graham Wardell [club]; Bill Furniss [national]
|Hero / Idol
||Welsh swimmer David Davies. (swimming.org, 26 Oct 2012)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Be dedicated, always give 100% and enjoy." (swimming.org, 26 Oct 2012)
|Awards and honours
||He was named 2010 Vale of Glamorgan [Wales] Junior Male Sports Personality of the Year. (valeofglamorgan.gov.uk, 16 Jun 2010)
||To win an Olympic medal. (walesonline.co.uk, 25 Feb 2014)
In February 2014 he was the winner of a charity pie-eating contest in Cardiff, Wales, for the second year in a row. "I aimed to eat at least eight pies to beat my record of six and a half last year , and obviously I wanted to retain the title. I'm really pleased to have succeeded on both fronts and that it was for such a good cause [a hospice in Cardiff], but I'll definitely be upping my swimming training." (South Wales Echo, 04 Mar 2014)