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Daniel George Ferreira

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Oshawa, ON, CAN
Occupation
Student
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began weight training at age 14, and began powerlifting soon after at the Abilities Centre in Whitby, ON, Canada.
Why this sport?
A personal trainer recommended the sport to him. "I found something that I am passionate about and that is what's important to me."
Club / Team
Platinum Fitness [CAN] / Team Invictus [CAN]:
Name of coach
Barry Antoniow [personal], CAN
Training Regime
He trains seven days a week.

General interest

Hobbies
Dirt biking, restoring vehicles, playing guitar, listening to classic rock music. (durhamregion.com, 27 Apr 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (globalnews.ca, 18 May 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (globalnews.ca, 18 May 2018)
Impairment
He was born prematurely, which led to cerebral palsy. (dgferr12.wixsite.com, 01 Apr 2018)