Swimmer using a increase arm and knee insufficiency; competed in his initial Paralympic Video games in 2012, in the 50 meter breaststroke as an associate from the Australian group. Before focusing exclusively on going swimming he performed Australian rules soccer without the usage of prosthetic hands. On the 2010 Australian Country wide Championships he established a global record period for the 100 meter breaststroke; then broke his very own record another season. He and his sibling – who gets the same physical health problem – spent the majority of their youth in a Mom Theresa Orphanage in Baghdad, until these were followed by Moira Kelly in 2000. He and fellow Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe both became very pleased staff of their nation in worldwide competition.