|Type of Impairment
||Spinal Cord Injuries
Further Personal Information
||Opotiki College: New Zealand
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He first considered taking up the sport at age eight after attending the Eve Rimmer Games in Whakatane, New Zealand.
|Why this sport?
||He got a taste for athletics when one of the competitors at the Eve Rimmer Games let him sit in their chair. Once he began racing, he found he enjoyed the speed and fun of the sport.
|Name of coach
|Coach from what year?
|Most influential person in career
||His parents. (invacare.com.au, 16 Sep 2010)
||He has had approximately 40 operations, which have interrupted his training for six weeks at a time. (youtube.com, 25 Oct 2007)
|Sporting philosophy / motto
||"Stick with it. Just don't quit." (invacare.com.au, 16 Sep 2010)
He was born with spina bifida, which affected his lower limbs. (invacare.co.nz, 27 Apr 2011)