Tait may be our new Paralympic star

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

via Tait may be our new Paralympic star | Northern Star.

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