ADF Service: Joined the Army in 1996 as an Infantryman. I served in East Timor in 1999, 2001 and 2004, in Sinai-Egypt in 2007 and Afghanistan in 2015. I discharged from the Army in 2016.
Hometown: Chelsea, Victoria
Current Town: Townsville, Queensland
Competing in: Athletics and cycling
What is the Nature of your injury or illness?
I was injured during a couple of my operational deployments.
What role has sport played in your rehabilitation?
Cycling gives me the mental focus to start the day, helps maintain my fitness and is a great social sport.
What is your greatest achievement to date?
Career wise, my greatest achievements are being Company Sergeant Major on Operations, preparing and deploying a Force Protection Element to Afghanistan and a being Drill Sergeant at the Royal Military College - Duntroon.
In sport, my greatest achievements have been winning the Arafura Games Road Race and receiving my Black Belt in Goju Karate.
Why did you apply for the Invictus Games?
To have the opportunity to represent my country and meet other wounded, injured and ill military personnel. I also wanted something to focus on and improve my fitness.