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Craig Jarrett

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
F56

Further personal information

Residence
Australia
Occupation
Athlete, Student

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
His first involvement with athletics was during year 10 of high school when he took up wheelchair basketball.
Why this sport?
Taking part in sports opened up a new world to him, where he was able to meet lots of new people.
Name of coach
John Eden
Coach from which country?
New Zealand

General interest

Awards and honours
He was named Young Citizen of the Year at the 2013 Australia Day Awards in Nambucca Heads, NSW, Australia. (nsw.edu.au, 01 Mar 2013)

In 2012 he received a North Coast Blue award from the North Coast Sports Association [NCSA] in Australia. This was in recognition of placing first at the New South Wales state championships. (nsw.edu.au, 14 Dec 2012)
Ambitions
To represent Australia at the Paralympic Games. (nsw.edu.au, 20 Sep 2013)