Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He first tried wheelchair sports at age 12.
Why this sport?
His parents took him to a taster day to try out wheelchair sports. "I can't do as much as a regular kid my age can do, so wheelchair racing is a good way to express my feelings. It makes me feel fast and I like the independence of being solo."
Club / Team
Coventry Godiva Harriers: England
Name of coach
Job King [club], GBR
Hero / Idol
British wheelchair racer Ben Rowlings. (sleafordstandard.co.uk, 24 Jul 2016)
He has played wheelchair basketball at club level in England. (hrnews.co.uk, 15 Sep 2016)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sleafordstandard.co.uk, 24 Jul 2016)
He is person with cerebral palsy and periventricular leukomalacia [PVL] after contracting meningitis at birth. In 2012 he underwent selective dorsal rhizotomy [SVR] surgery to improve his mobility and alleviate pain. (hrnews.co.uk, 15 Sep 2016; sleafordstandard.co.uk, 24 Jul 2016)