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Blake Carr

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
T20

Further personal information

Residence
Newcastle, NSW, AUS
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2011, and began competing at club level in 2014.
Name of coach
Anula Costa [national]
Training Regime
He trains six days a week.

General interest

Hobbies
Supporting Australian rugby league team the Newcastle Knights and Australian soccer team the Newcastle Jets. (Twitter profile, 18 May 2019)
Most influential person in career
His grandmother. (Newcastle Weekly Magazine, 18 Apr 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"A sharp mind always beats big muscles." (Facebook profile, 01 Jul 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (newcastleherald.com.au, 03 Aug 2017)
Impairment
He has autism spectrum disorder. (newcastleherald.com.au, 03 Aug 2017)
Other information
OCCUPATION
He has worked for HTS, a construction company in Australia. "I am glad to have a sustainable role to fund my pursuits on the track." (grouphts.com.au, 13 Jun 2018)