|Origin of Impairment
Further Personal Information
||Canberra, ACT, AUS
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He took up athletics in 2007.
|Why this sport?
||He met Australian wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley and was inspired to start training.
|Club / Team
||North Canberra Gungahlin Athletics Club: Australia
|Name of coach
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning bronze in the T54 1500m at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, QLD, Australia. (paralympic.org.au, 01 Jan 2019)
|Hero / Idol
||Australian wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley. (paralympic.org.au, 24 Apr 2012)
||An illness resulted in him only being able to compete in two events at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. His withdrawal meant that the Australian 4x400m relay team could not compete in the final at the Games. (paralympic.org.au, 30 Sep 2016)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"It's not all that hard for me to stay focused on what's ahead, I've got a good training crew around me and a good coach. It's almost like every day is a bit of a race just with the people I've got around me, so it's not too hard to stay motivated." (paralympic.org.au, 29 Jan 2021)
||To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org.au, 29 Jan 2021; Instagram profile, 21 Dec 2020)
||He was born with abdominal and spinal problems, as well as a weakness in his right leg. (latrobevalleyexpress.com.au, 13 Aug 2012; paralympic.org.au, 17 Apr 2011)