With nearly two decades of experience under his belt, Kurt Fearnley’s wheelchair racing career is as impressive as it is extensive. He has represented Australia at five Paralympic Games, winning three gold, seven silver and three bronze medals, and was co-captain of the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team alongside Para-table tennis player Danni Di Toro.
Kurt began wheelchair racing when he was 14 years old. His family and friends watched him go from pushing his wheelchair as fast as he could down the grass track at school athletics carnivals, to pushing it the last five kilometres of the men’s marathon T54 on a flat tyre to win gold at the Athens 2004 Paralympic Games.
In 2018, Kurt capped his decorated career with gold in the men’s marathon T54 and silver in the men’s 1500m T54 at the Commonwealth Games. After setting a Commonwealth record in the marathon, Kurt became the first …Read More