Hadleigh Pierson MNZM #130
Games type: Summer Paralympic Games
Games year: Athens 2004, Sydney 2000
Para sport: Para swimming
You may know him best as the ParaFed Canterbury Sports Manager, but Hadleigh Pierson is also a two time Paralympian. Hadleigh represented New Zealand at the Sydney 2000 and Athens 2004 Paralympic Games in Para swimming. Hadleigh was a finalist in the 400m freestyle at both of his Paralympic Games appearances. For the past 16 years, Hadleigh has worked for both ParaFed Canterbury and Paralympics New Zealand identifying and supporting future Paralympians.