Peter was first introduced to Wheelchair Basketball by former GB player Dan Johnson whilst in rehabilitation after a road traffic accident when he was 16 years old. He says that he was drawn in by the competitive element of the sport.
- Wheelchair Basketball, men's team
- Home Town:
- Bradford, Yorkshire
- Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
- Oldham Owls
- Date Of Birth:
- 17th May 1975
- Games Attended:
- London 12, Beijing 08, Athens 04
The father of three has played domestic basketball for most of his 14 year career for Tameside Owls, with a one year break in which he played for Sheffield Steelers. He made his debut for GB in 2000 and went on to be part of the team which won silver at the World Championships in Kitakyushu, Japan, in addition to winning two Paralympic bronze medals in Athens and Beijing.
In a career spanning more than two decades, Peter has won two Paralympic medals and been part of the team that were crowned European Champions in 2011.
At London 2012, Peter's third Paralympic Games, the team finished in 4th place after losing the bronze medal match to the USA.
Peter was born in Bradford. He now trains with Oldham Owls and is classified as a 2.0 player.
Outside of Wheelchair Basketball, Peter enjoys Football and supports Liverpool FC. In Rugby League he supports the Bradford Bulls.
- 2012 London Paralympic Games
- 2008 Beijing Paralympic Games
- 2004 Athens Paralympic Games
- 2011 European Championships, Nazareth, Israel
- 2009 European Championships, Adana, Turkey
- 2007 European Championships, Wetzlar, Netherlands
- 2006 World Championships, Amsterdam, Netherlands
- 2005 European Championships, Paris, France
- 2003 European Championships, Sassari, Italy
- 2002 World Championships Kitakyushu, Japan
- 2001/02 European Championships, Amsterdam, Netherlands