Lee Warn

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
Auckland, NZL
Languages
English

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting in 2012.
Why this sport?
"My life changed for the better after my injury, it was truly one of the best things to happen to me, it just took a few years for me to understand that. A friend introduced me to wheelchair racing, and slowly this became another life-changing experience. Then I changed to shooting because I really enjoyed it as the focus is so intense."

General interest

Most influential person in career
His family. (leewarn.org, 07 Nov 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Everyone has a gift." (leewarn.org, 30 Oct 2015)
Other sports
He has competed in wheelchair racing at international level. (parafedauckland.co.nz, 2016)
Impairment
He has paraplegia as the result of a moped accident in 1989. (leewarn.org, 30 Oct 2015; stuff.co.nz, 11 Jun 2014)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
Since 2012 he has worked as a licensed celebrant who officiates at weddings. (leewarn.org, 30 Oct 2015; 19 Nov 2016)

FROM ENGLAND TO NEW ZEALAND
In 1983 he moved from England to New Zealand with his family and settled in Onehunga, New Zealand. (leewarn.org, 07 Nov 2015)