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Joseph Seage

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Worksop, ENG
Occupation
Factory Worker
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up swimming at age five at the See Ability Not Disability [SANDS] swim club in Doncaster, England.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed the feeling of winning and pushing himself to become better.
Club / Team
Bassetlaw SS: England
Name of coach
Alan Kirton [personal]; Martin Law [personal]; Rob Aubry [national], GBR
Training Regime
He trains eight sessions per week.

General interest

Hero / Idol
British Para swimmer Ollie Hynd, British Para sprinter Richard Whitehead. (sportsaid.org.uk, 01 May 2014)
Awards and honours
He was named the 2012 U14 Sportsman of the Year at the Bassetlaw Sports Awards in England. (worksopguardian.co.uk, 09 May 2013)

He was voted the 2012 Junior Para Sportsperson at the Nottinghamshire Sports Awards in England. (novacenturion.co.uk, 18 Feb 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (wakefieldexpress.co.uk, 19 May 2017)
Impairment
He has Asperger syndrome. (oneathlete.co.uk, 13 Aug 2014)