Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
S7, SB7, SM7
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He started swimming in New Zealand in 2005.
Why this sport?
He started the sport in an attempt to strengthen the muscles in the right side of his body.
Club / Team
Fairfield Swim Club: Hamilton, NZL
Name of coach
He trains twice a week.
Superman. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Riding. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2009 Rio de Janeiro World Short Course Championships (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career
His coach, Coahan Smit. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
He suffered from Oarmsman's wrist in 2007. (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Go hard or go harder" (Athlete, 20 Aug 2010)
He was born able bodied but contracted meningitis just five days later. The disease left him with cerebral palsy and hemipleagia, which affects the right side of his body. (patersonburn.co.nz, 10 Mar 2012)
|Men's 100 m Backstroke S7||Heat 1||5|
|Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB7||Heat 2||4|
|Men's 100 m Breaststroke SB7||Final Round||7|
|Men's 100 m Freestyle S7||Heat 2||3|
|Men's 100 m Freestyle S7||Final Round||8|
|Men's 50 m Freestyle S7||Heat 2||3|
|Men's 50 m Freestyle S7||Final Round||8|