Further Personal Information
||Business Administration - Oregon State University: Corvallis, OR, USA
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He started in Centurion as a six year old.
|Club / Team
||Tuks: Pretoria, RSA
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
|Coach from what year?
||Hein, Bornes. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
||Hunting, sports. (Facebook, 16 Aug 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Competing at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
|Hero / Idol
||My father, David Barnes. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
||Knee surgery. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||You have to like it tough. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
|Awards and honours
||He was named North Idaho College's 2007 Athlete of the Year. (osubeavers.com, 09 Jun 2008)
South Africa wrestler of the Year 2006-2008. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
||To get a medal at the 2012 London Olympics and to start my own business at the end of my playing career. (Athlete, 06 Oct 2010)
Before transferring to Oregon State University he studied and represented North Idaho College, a junior college in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States. In both of his two years there he was named captain of the wrestling team. (osubeavers.com, 09 Jun 2008)