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Matthew Felton

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Classification
T46

Further personal information

Residence
Perth, WA, AUS
Occupation
Athlete, Manager, Sales
Languages
English
Higher education
Commerce - Curtin University: Perth, WA, AUS

Sport specific information

Club / Team
Front Runner Elite Team [AUS] / Western Australian Institute of Sport [AUS]:

General interest

Injuries
BUSINESS, COMMUNITY AWARD
Since 2011 he has worked as a sales manager for a building supplier in Perth, WA, Australia, that specialises in sustainable building materials. In 2018 the Australian business awards programme '40under40' named him one of the nation's top business achievers under the age of 40. The awards also consider philanthropic pursuits, and recognised his work raising awareness for those living with impairments, especially children. He has conducted coaching clinics for children with impairments in Western Australia, is an ambassador for the non-profit Pluslife Tissue Bank, and has served as chair of Special Olympics Western Australia. (businessnews.com.au, 06 Mar 2018; london-marathon.s3.amazonaws.com, 01 Jan 2019; Linkedin profile, 01 Jun 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Instagram profile, 25 Aug 2018)