Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Oaklands College: St Albans, ENG
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He grew up playing football before switching to athletics in 2012.
Why this sport?
He was brought up alongside his two brothers with sport as an everyday activity. He enjoys the healthy lifestyle and the "grind of training".
Club / Team
City of Plymouth Athletics Club: England
Name of coach
Paula Dunn [national], GBR; Ryan Freckleton [personal], GBR
Playing basketball, spending time with friends. (sportsaid.org.uk, 20 Jul 2015)
Most influential person in career
His two brothers. (sportsaid.org.uk, 20 Jul 2015)
Hero / Idol
US basketballer Spud Webb. (sportsaid.org.uk, 20 Jul 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Great determination will get you where you want to be." (sportsaid.org.uk, 02 Jul 2014)
Awards and honours
In March 2017 he was named Sportaid's Athlete of the Month. (sportsaid.org.uk, 31 Mar 2017)
His older brother Jack has played rugby union at club level in England for the Exeter Chiefs and Cornish Pirates. (plymouthherald.co.uk, 10 Sep 2014; cornish-pirates.com, 2017)
To compete at 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (thesportsaid.org.uk, 31 Mar 2017)
He was born with Erb's palsy. The condition causes restricted movement in his left shoulder. (plymouthherald.co.uk, 12 Aug 2014)