- 10m Air Rifle Prone
Paralympic Experience: Debut
3: R3 10m Air Rifle Prone - Qualifications
7: R3 10m Air Rifle Prone - Final
Anton was involved in a car crash when he was 17 years
old which resulted in him injuring his spine and becoming a paraplegic.
Apart from shooting he represented Australia in
wheelchair road racing, which he participated in for a number of years.
Anton was first introduced to shooting by a friend in
Zappelli obtained his first World Cup podium finish in
2015, winning a bronze medal. This resulted in him securing a spot in the
Australian Paralympic team for Rio 2016.
In 2010 a documentary was made about Anton and three
others who had been through similar experiences. The group rode through the Australian
outback on quad bikes, visiting each of their crash sites. This documentary was
very successful in raising awareness about road safety.