Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Graphic Design - Boston City Campus and Business College: Bloemfontein, RSA
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began practising the sport at age 14 while he was at high school.
Why this sport?
"Athletics was a place of happiness and I was always active."
Playing snooker, football, DJing. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing in second place at his first international event. (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Those who don't jump will never fly." (Athlete, 11 Nov 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was presented with the Supersport and Express Let's Play Sports Star of the Year award in South Africa. (foxsports.com.au, 22 Feb 2020)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ofm.co.za, 13 Aug 2019)
At age eight he was struck by a car while playing with friends. His injuries meant his right leg was amputated. (bloemgirlsrock.org, 10 Jun 2019; news24.com, 20 Sep 2017)