Games type: Summer Paralympic Games
Games year: Athens 2004, Atlanta 1996, London 2012, Sydney 2000
Medal won: Bronze, Gold
Para sport: Para athletics
Gender: Male
Date of Birth23 February 1962
OccupationPart time farmer
Impairment (Disability)Quadripledgic

A ‘small block’ farmer in Matangi, raised in the central north island and married to Anna, Peter competed at four Paralympic Games, Atlanta 1996, Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and London 2012 in Para athletics.

Over his four Paralympic Games, Peter gained 4 gold medals, 1 silver and 2 bronze and 3 world record performances. Today he remains the current Men’s Javelin F52 and Pentathlon P52/53 world record holder. Peter has been involved in a variety of Para sports including coaching the Wheel Blacks and participating in Wheelchair tennis. In 2017, Peter was presented with a PNZ Order of Merit for his outstanding contribution to the disability sport sector.

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

Paralympic results

1996 Atlanta 1996 Paralympic GamesGold Men's Shot Put F52
Silver Men's Javelin F52
2000Sydney 2000 Paralympic GamesGold Men's Shot Put F53
Bronze Men's Pentathlon P53
2004Athens 2004 Paralympic GamesGold Men's Shot Put F52
Gold Men's Javelin F52-53
Bronze Men's Discus F52
2012London 2012 Paralympic Games-