|Type of Impairment
Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He took up para-athletics in 2009.
|Why this sport?
||He was introduced to athletics by coach Anthony Hughes. "I love the training and being part of a great team. I am also motivated by the chance to compete at the highest level on the world stage."
|Name of coach
||Paula Dunn [national], GBR; Anthony Hughes [persona], GBR
||Ash (swansea.gov.uk, 28 Aug 2012)
||Spending time with friends. (sportsaid.org.uk, 14 May 2015)
|Most influential person in career
||Coach Anthony Hughes. (sportsaid.org.uk, 14 May 2015)
|Hero / Idol
||British footballer Ryan Giggs. (sportsaid.org.uk, 14 May 2015)
|Awards and honours
||He was one of five athletes to be chosen to carry the Paralympic flame as it passed through Swansea, Wales, in 2012. (disability-sport-wales.org, 27 Aug 2012)
He was named Swansea Senior Disability Sports Personality in 2010 and Swansea Junior Disability Sport Personality of the Year in 2006. (swansea.gov.uk, 28 Aug 2012)
||He has competed in para-cycling at national level. (britishcycling.org.uk, 16 Aug 2015)
||He has cerebral palsy, which affects all four of his limbs. (bbc.co.uk, 08 Sep 2010)
A delay in his delivery at birth meant his mother's womb had reduced oxygen flow, resulting in his impairment. In 2001 his family were given 2.1 million GBP as compensation from Swansea NHS Trust in Wales. (news.bbc.co.uk, 20 Nov 2001)