Type of Impairment
Further personal information
Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Sport specific information
Why this sport?
He liked being able to train and compete with his friends. He also enjoyed the support he got while racing.
Club / Team
Australian Crawl Swim Club: Rothwell, QLD, AUS
Name of coach
Yuriy Vdovychenko [national]
He has up to 10 training sessions per week.
Turbo (couriermail.com.au, 31 May 2013)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing second at the 2013 national championships in the 200m freestyle. (graceswim.org.au, 2013)
Most influential person in career
His coaches, his mother. (redcliffeleaguessc.org.au, 01 Jun 2011)
Hero / Idol
Australian swimmers Brenton Rickard and James Magnussen. (graceswim.org.au, 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Train hard and you will succeed." (redcliffeleaguessc.org.au, 01 Jun 2011)
He was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome at an early age. The condition affects the way the brain processes information. (redcliffeleaguessc.org.au, 02 Jan 2011)