Having already experienced the Paralympics buzz in Beijing at the tender age of 15, Brenden Hall came of age in London. The freestyle expert hit his peak at the right time to convincingly win gold in the 400m freestyle and the 4x100m men’s freestyle relay, as well as bronze as part of the 4x100m medley relay team.
Brenden first made an impact on an international scale at the 2010 IPC Swimming World Championships where he returned home with four gold medals around his neck, including gold in the 5km open water swim. He was presented with his gold medal in the 400m freestyle by legendary Dutch Olympian Pieter van den Hoogenband and his swimming continued to improve in 2011, culminating in the distance king breaking new world records in the 800m and 1500m at the Queensland Championships.
After contracting chicken pox, Brenden was forced to have his right leg amputated …Read More