Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
Why this sport?
His main motivation to take up adaptive snowboarding was to continue the active lifestyle that he had prior to his injuries. "I want the relationship back with my body that I had pre-injury."
Name of coach
Lukas Prem [national], AUS
Surfing, paddleboarding. (news.com.au, 04 Feb 2014)
He had to withdraw from the Paralympic Test Event in Sochi in 2013 due to a bout of influenza. (paralympic.org.au, 07 Mar 2013)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Life is too good not to enjoy." (paralympic.org.au, 04 Mar 2014)
To compete at the Paralympic Winter Games. (paralympic.org, 08 Mar 2013)
A motorcycle accident in 2011 led to the amputation of his leg, and resulted in an acquired brain injury. (disabledwintersport.com.au, 04 Mar 2013)