PRODIGIOUS Tait Jenkins is proof that nothing can stand in the way of sporting success.
The 16-year-old talented boccia player has been earmarked for the highest levels of Paralympic sport – and could be set to earn national honours as well.
Despite only taking the sport up little over a year ago, Tait has been identified by the Australian Paralympic Committee as a candidate for the 2016 Rio Games.
Although he is wheelchair-bound and has a rare genetic muscular condition, Tait, who attends Lismore’s Trinity Catholic College, is determined to enjoy his promising career in the sport.
“It is good to know that even though I have a disability, I am not held back in any way,” he said