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Jason Roberts

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F34

Further personal information

Residence
Toronto, ON, CAN
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Child Care - Centennial College: Toronto, ON, CAN

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at Chaminade College School in Toronto, ON, Canada.
Why this sport?
When he went to high school he was determined to compete in a sport. Para-athletics was the best suited sport for his abilities.
Club / Team
Cruisers Sports for the Physically Disabled: Mississauga, ON, CAN
Name of coach
Ken Hall [club]; Peter Eriksson [national], SWE
Training Regime
He trains on his own at the gym on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and has throwing sessions on a Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

General interest

Most influential person in career
His mother Veronica. (cbc.ca, 09 Dec 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"I'm not going to take no as an answer from anyone." (citynews.ca, 02 Mar 2015)
Impairment
He was physically abused as a child which resulted in him sustaining brain trauma, (citynews.ca, 02 Mar 2015)
Other information
FROM GRENADA TO CANADA
Born in Grenada, he moved to Canada in 2008. (citynews.ca, 02 Mar 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Athletics 2015 World Championships (Doha, Qatar)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Javelin F34 Final 1 2015-10-22 7
Men's Shot Put F34 Final 1 2015-10-26 6
Men's Discus Throw F34 Final 1 2015-10-31 3