With a decade of experience playing wheelchair rugby at an elite level, Cameron Carr is one of the most accomplished athletes on the Australian wheelchair rugby team.
A keen sportsman from a young age and the son of State of Origin representative Norm Carr, Cameron had a promising career in rugby league ahead of him, having signed a contract with the Sydney Roosters at 19.
Due to drive down to Sydney to start his new life as a professional athlete, the club offered to fly him down a few weeks later so that he could spend more time with his family. That same weekend, Cameron attended a 21st birthday party and, choosing to get a lift home with a friend, his friend fell asleep at the wheel and crashed less that 100m from Cameron’s home.
The Port Macquarie local says that it took him a long time to get accustomed …Read More