Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Sport specific information
Why this sport?
He became involved in athletics as part of his rehabilitation following his road accident.
Name of coach
Paula Dunn [national], GBR; Barbara Hoole [personal]
Awards and honours
He was named the 2006 Sportsperson with an Impairment of the Year by BBC North West in England. (nwda.co.uk, 7 Dec 2006)
His uncle played football for Great Britain at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne. (paralympics.org.uk, 20 Jan 2010)
He worked as a cabinetmaker before breaking his neck in a road accident. (paralympics.org.uk, 20 Jan 2010)
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