Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Coach, Fitness Instructor
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013 at the National Sports Campus in Ireland.
Why this sport?
His father was a powerlifter.
Name of coach
Ken Hurley [national]
Gitsey, Chris (paralympics.ie, 04 Apr 2014; Athlete, 02 Apr 2014)
Going to the gym, meditation. (Athlete, 02 Apr 2014)
Most influential person in career
Coach John Lane. (Athlete, 02 Apr 2014)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs
He likes to listen to music and meditate before lifting. (Athlete, 02 Apr 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Don't look left, don't look right, just lift." (Athlete, 02 Apr 2014)
To win a gold medal at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 02 Apr 2014)
He was born with spina bifida. (Athlete, 02 Apr 2014)
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