After a life changing accident at the age of 25, Cameron has spent the past 24 years as uadriplegic, paralyzed from the chest down and confined to a wheelchair. He is living a full, albeit not so normal life on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, with his wife Nicci and twin daughters Abbey and Lucy. After migrating north for the sun some six and a half years ago from Melbourne, he has experienced the highs and lows of business, parenthood and life. He is full of faith, has a positive spin on life and continues to accept every challenge that comes before him.
His story of sporting success to heartbreak continues to inspire those around him, decades later. Cameron's story is inspirational and people that hear him speak, and enjoy his company are amazed at his attitude and love of life. He is a passionate advocate for those living with disability, hoping to empower people to live their best life, and rise to their challenges, with gratitude and hope. Cameron believes we all have the opportunity to change our perspective on life and situations, and the more outward we become, the more fulfilled we are. Cameron is a proud ambassador for the NDIS Assessment and Referral Team. If you would like to find out more, follow this link.
From that day forward, I have been grateful for a second chance at life, albeit very different
In 1996, at the age of twenty-five, I was preparing to travel to the USA with my team mates to represent Australia in a sport that I loved - lacrosse. I was passionate about my sport and was looking forward to the next part of my life as a dedicated athlete. In the blink of an eye my life turned upside down. I was involved in a fall over a ballustrade, dropping through a void, pin dropping three stories down to a concrete basement, laying motionless.Read more...