Paralympic swimmer who took house three precious metal medals at both 2008 and 2012 Paralympic Video games. In 2013 she earned the Halberg Honor for Handicapped Sportsperson of the entire year. Her left calf was amputated carrying out a lawn-mowing incident in 1995. At 15 yrs . old, she became the youngest athlete from New Zealand ever to earn a Paralympic medal. She’s a mature sister called Rebecca. He and Ellie Simmonds are both well-known feminine Paralympic going swimming champions.