Chris Pitt made his Paralympic debut in Para-shooting at the age of 51, proving better than anybody that it is never too late to live your dreams.
Once a star athlete, Chris was 10 when his sporting dreams were put on hold by a degenerative muscle disease called dermatomyositis. He spent many months in and out of hospital, and almost four decades passed before he found his way back to sport, when he watched a then 15-year-old Rheed McCracken compete at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Watching Rheed, a fellow Bundaberg boy, represent his country with such pride inspired Chris to do the same, and in 2013, he made his international debut at the International Paralympic Committee Shooting World Cup in Szczecin, Poland, where he placed 13th in a field of 37. The following year, Chris competed at his first World Championships, and in 2016, he had the honour of …Read More