Further Personal Information
||Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He took up the sport at age 10 in Melbourne, Australia.
|Why this sport?
||He won the 'Search for a Star' programme at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre in 2000 and has been involved in table tennis since.
|Club / Team
||Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre: Melbourne, VIC, AUS
|Name of coach
|Coach from what year?
||Frankie (olympics.com.au, 24 May 2012)
||Playing poker, computers, fishing, camping.
(tabletennis.org.au, 17 Aug 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Finishing fourth in the doubles at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India. (olympics.com.au, 24 May 2012)
|Hero / Idol
||His table tennis doubles partner William Henzell. (olympics.com.au, 24 May 2012)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Don't get angry, just get better." (olympics.com.au, 24 May 2012)
He narrowly missed out on selection for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing and decided to channel that disappointment into his training. "That was a really motivating experience for me that I have used for the last four years," he said upon qualifying for the London 2012 Olympic Games.(olympics.com.au, 24 May 2012)
In 2010 he and fellow Australian table tennis player William Henzell set up a table tennis coaching website [ttedge.com]. The website provides professional online coaching for experienced competitors and beginners. (olympics.com.au, 24 May 2012)