Sporting Career
  World Wheelchair Games 96            
II was exposed to sports for people with disabilities at Hope School. I was chosen to represent Southern Transvaal (now Central Gauteng) at the National Championships for the Physically Disabled from 1989 – 1997. I retired from competitive sports in 1997 after the National Championships, to pursue my studies.

I initially competed in Wheelchair Racing, Swimming, Field Events and Wheelchair Basketball. I later specialised in Swimming, Wheelchair Basketball and short distance Wheelchair Racing.

I won 39 Gold, 16 Silver and 5 Bronze medals in the time I did competitive sports. I also broke numerous records.

In 1995 I was invited to participate in the All African Invitational Games where I won Bronze for 800m Wheelchair Racing.

In 1996 I was chosen to represent South Africa at the World Wheelchair Games in Stoke Mandeville, U.K. where I won a Bronze Medal for 100m Breaststroke.

Awards that I have won for sport include:

Best Wheelchair Athlete 1997
Sportsman of The Year 1996
Victor Ludorum of the National Championships 1996
Most Valuable Player (MVP) for Basketball 1996

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