Tristan Knowles OAM, Wheelchair Basketball

Tristan Knowles OAM, Wheelchair Basketball

Australian wheelchair basketball player Tristan Knowles started playing wheelchair basketball after loosing his left leg to cancer at age 9.

Making his Paralympic debut in 2004, Tristan helped the team secure the silver medal, and since has built an impressive list of achievements.These include four Paralympic games and three medals, three world championship medals as well as a number of National and European Club Championships.

In 2009 Tristan was awarded a medal of the Order of Australia for service to sport as a Gold Medallist at the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games.

For more information on Tristan visit the Australian Paralympic Committee website.