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Alex Rosser

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Cwm-brân, WAL
Occupation
Athlete, Coach, Student
Languages
English, French
Higher education
Sports Science - Swansea University: Swansea, WAL

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at an early age and started competing at age seven.
Why this sport?
Both his parents were elite swimmers and he was inspired by watching them train from an early age. His father Ian was his first coach.
Name of coach
Christian Whelan; Hayley Baker; Adam Baker

General interest

Nicknames
Raptor, Velociraptor, Rosser-raptor. (Instagram profile, 01 Apr 2019; Facebook profile, 27 Mar 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Do what you want in life not what others want." (Twitter profile, 01 Apr 2019)
Famous relatives
His father Ian Rosser represented Wales in swimming at the Commonwealth Games in 1986 and 1990, and was named head coach of the Torfaen Dolphins swimming club in 2015. His mother also competed in the sport at international level. (Swim Wales Facebook page, 31 Mar 2018; teamwales.cymru, 01 Jun 2018)
Other information
COACHING
He is a part-time swimming coach for the Torfaen Leisure Trust in Wales. (teamwales.cymru, 01 Jun 2018; Twitter profile, 01 Apr 2019)