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PETTERSON Sam
Sport Para athletics
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Place of BirthChristchurch, NZL
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
T37
Further Personal Information
Residence
Tweed Heads, ACT, AUS
Occupation
Student
Higher education
Horticulture - Wollongbar TAFE : Australia
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began running as a youngster.
Why this sport?
He comes from a family of keen of runners, so it was natural that he took up the sport.
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I enjoy the sport and train for it. I just do it."
(nswathletics.org.au 29 Jan 2009)
Awards and honours
In 2009 he was presented with a Kids in Community award in the Against All Odds category. (ballinaadvocate.com.au, 30 Jul 2009)

He was awarded a New South Wales [NSW] Combined Catholic Colleges Sport Association Blue for his performances in cross-country in 2009 (nswathletics.org.au, 29 Jan 2009)
Impairment
He was born with cerebral palsy that affects the left side of his body. (ballinaadvocate.com.au, 30 Jul 2009)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.