Name: Brant Garvey
Disability: Physical Impairment – Left above knee
limb deficiency – Acquired at birth
Sport: Para-Triathlon PT2
Day 3: PT2 Triathlon
Brant began running after his sister was
diagnosed with three types of cancer aged just 14-years-old.
He attended his first International event in
2013, the Para-triathlon World Championships.
Garvey was the first above knee amputee athlete
to have completed an Ironman, whilst he has also completed the Rottnest Channel
swim five times.
Brant is a multi-talented athlete, having
initially aimed to become a Paralympic swimmer. On top of this, he was a highly
successful wheelchair basketballer, winning five Australian Wheelchair Basketball
Championships with the Perth Wheelcats as well as playing professionally in
Spain for two years.
Garvey currently works as a professional speaker
along with working for Zero2Hero, an organisation which aims to empower young children with mental health issues.
Website - https://brantgarvey.com
Twitter - @brantgarvey
Facebook - @brantgarvey
Instagram - @brantgarvey
Snapchat - @BrantGarvey