Sporting Achievements:

  • Flag Bearer Beijing 2008 Opening Ceremony
  • Paralympic World Cup 2007 800m, Gold
  • World Championships 2006 800m,Gold
  • Paralympic World Cup 2006 800, Gold
  • European Championships 2005 800m Gold
  • Paralympic World Cup 2005 800m Silver
  • Athens Paralympic Games 2004 800m Gold
  • World record Holder 2004 800m
  • European Champion 2003 800m Gold
  • World Indoor Championships 2003 800m Gold
  • European Championships 2001 400m Gold
  • Sydney Paralympic Games, 2000 400m Bronze
  • British BT Open, 1999 400m Gold
  • British BT Open, 1999 200m Gold
  • Paralympics Revival, 1999 200m Gold
  • German National Championships, 1999 400m Gold
  • World Championships, 1998 400m Finalist
  • World Championships, 1998 4x400m Silver
  • Essex Under 21’s rugby
  • Essex and Eastern Counties of England Under 19’s Rugby
  • Completed John O’Groats to Lands End Bike ride 2011
  • London Marathon 2012

 

Publications

  • Danny Boy (My Autobiography)

 

Associations:

  • Patron, Medway Sporting Acadamy
  • Patron, Panathlon Challenge
  • Ambassador, London Legacy Development Corporation
  • Ambassador for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games Bid
  • Sport England Sporting Champion
  • Trustee Scuba Trust for divers of all abilities
  • Patron of Little Haven Hospice
  • Vice Patron Helen Rollason Cancer Charity
  • Ambassador for Essex Playing Fields
  • Ambassador for Thames Gateway South Essex
  • Patron for England Athletics East Region
  • President, Thurrock Harriers

Media Activity:

Television:

  • CH4 coverage of the 2012 Paralympic Games – Co-Comentator and studio Pundit
  • CH4 coverage of the 2013 World Championships (Lyon)- Co-Comentator and studio Pundit
  • Ch4 Coverage of the 2011 World Athletics championships (New Zealand) – Presenter
  • BBC National Lottery Big Draw
  • BBC Sport Relief – We are the Champions
  • BBC Grandstand,
  • Rugby Special
  • BBC Paralympic Games coverage – studio pundit
  • From the Edge
  • Ready Steady Cook
  • The Wright Stuff
  • BBC Breakfast
  • BBC A Question of Sport
  • An Evening with Tanni Grey Thompson
  • BBC Sports Personality 2004
  • BBC Sports Personality 2005
  • BBC National Lottery Midweek Draw
  • 2006  SportRelief Trailers
  • Eddie Izzard Marathon
  • BBC Look East
  • Sport Relief does We Are the Champions

Radio :

  • Hosted my own show “Inspirational Essex” for a 13 week run
  • Radio 5 Live,
  • BBC London
  • BBC Essex,
  • Essex FM,
  • BBC Radio 1
  • BBC Radio 2

Newspapers:

  • The Times,
  • The Mail on Sunday,
  • The Telegraph
  • The Mirror
  • The Daily Express
  • The Sun
  • The Essex Chronicle,
  • The Guardian
  • The Sunday Times

Magazines:

  • You Magazine
  • Readers Digest
  • Disability Now
  • Sports Leaders
  • Healthy Magazine

Hobbies and Activities:

  • Still playing rugby for Maldon 2nd team
  • Scuba Diving