Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S10, SB9, SM10
Further personal information
Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming competitively at age 10.
Why this sport?
His parents constructed a pool at home for therapeutic purposes so that he could learn to swim.
Club / Team
Genesis Aquatics Centre: Australia
Matt (Facebook profile, 15 Apr 2019)
Awards and honours
He was named Swimming Queensland's Most Improved Athlete of the Year for 2012 and 2013. (qld.swimming.org.au, 28 No v 2013)
He has competed in Para triathlon at national age group level in Australia. (sportingdreams.org.au, 01 Jun 2014)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (sportingdreams.org.au, 01 Jun 2014)
He was born three months premature with a mild form of cerebral palsy. (princeofpeace.qld.edu.au, 2011; sportingdreams.org.au, 01 Jun 2014)