Games type: Summer Paralympic Games
Games year: Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000
Medal won: Bronze
Para sport: Wheelchair rugby
Gender: Male
EthnicityMaori
Date of Birth13 October 1970
ResidesHamilton
OccupationCaregiver
Impairment (Disability)Arthrogyposis

Paul was part of the first ever Wheelchair rugby team – the Wheel Blacks – and competed over two Paralympic Games: coming third when it was a demonstration event in Atlanta 1996 and winning a bronze medal in Sydney 2000. Paul played with speed and finesse and was responsible of the growth of Wheelchair rugby in New Zealand.

Paul officially received his ‘numbered’ pin as part of The Celebration Project in Hamilton in June 2019.

Paralympic results

1996 Atlanta 1996 Paralympic GamesBronze
2000Sydney 2000 Paralympic GamesBronze