Further Personal Information
||St. John's, NF, CAN
||Human Movement Studies - Memorial University of Newfoundland: St. John's, NF, CAN
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He began in 2001 in Newfoundland, Canada.
|Why this sport?
||"It is a test of my will to become as strong as I can and an honour to master such a difficult skill."
|Club / Team
||Sabaria Weightlifting School: Mississauga, ON, CAN
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
|Coach from what year?
||5-6 days per week, 5-7 sessions of about 2 hrs each
||Quadzilla (Because of leg size) athlete 05/06/07
||Movies. athlete 05/06/07
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Competing at the Commonwealth Games in Melbourne 2006 (athlete 05/06/07)
|Most influential person in career
||Greek weightlifter Pyrros Dimas. (Canada Commonwealth Games Guide 2006)
|Hero / Idol
||Pyrros Dimas (athlete 05/06/07)
||Lower Back injury in 2005 that slowed my progress and affected my technique leading up to the Commonwealth Games. (athlete 05/06/07)
|Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
||Have strong, black coffee before the competition. (athlete 05/06/07)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||If you want it bad enough, you'll do what it takes to reach your goals. (athlete 05/06/07)
|Awards and honours
||2004 National Junior Champion, top ranked 94kg lifter for almost 2 years (athlete 05/06/07)
||I wish to be an Olympian at least once, and as much as much as 3 times. Afterwards, I wish to be a strength coach to elite athletes and coach in weightlifting. (athlete 05/06/07)