The Skills School Blog

Please reload

FOLLOW ME 

November 18, 2016

It was an honour this year to be a finalist for the Disability sports performer of the year at the Gloucestershire sports awards. Last night the award went to the incredible Silver medal wheelchair fencing champ Piers Gilliver. But it was incredible to be linked with s...

November 18, 2016

I am now an Ambassador for McDonald's helping support the grass route game through the Better Play scheme as Head Of Disability Football.  They have been providing kit, improving coaching, facilities and rewarding people and clubs for their fantastic work for several y...

October 20, 2016

Last Night was the National Football Museums Hall of Fame celebration where they induct players who have represented their Country with pride, honour, talent and given a great service to the English game. 

An old team mate of mine Martin Sinclair retired recen...

October 6, 2016

The FATV video was the first big media showcase of my journey in football and the response was unbelievable, in launched in June 2015 just before our home World Championships. I was very humbled that it received 1000's of views so quickly and acted as a spring board to...

September 19, 2016

The Paralympic Games was the most amazing, surreal and inspiring experience of my life. Everything from seeing my mum and sister in tears watching me come out as captain of the GB team on the opening day vs Brazil to scoring against the Rep Ireland with a record fastes...

September 18, 2016

Lad Bible wanted to feature me in a mini documentary for their social media site. Like many of the media stuff I have been involved in it was a fantastic experience, and I always feel very touched to be able to represent the sport.

To film you get mi...

September 13, 2016

Yesterday the FA's disability pathway launched a video interview with me on their Youtube channel. 

The videos aim is to inspire more people with disabilities to reach out to their local regional team, get classified with the hope of joining the elite England and GB tea...

September 5, 2016

On Friday an article in Hello magazine went live. The shoot was to promote what Sainsbury's are doing to support the Paralympics. In store they are selling P&G products that a percentage of the proceeds goes towards funding for the Paralympics GB teams....

August 29, 2016

Silver medalist & ex Olympic rower Annie Vernon wrote an article on my story for The Times that came out today. She is such an inspiring and lovely person, we had a chat one on one about my journey and she told me a bit about her Olympic journey. 

The att...