David made his Paralympic debut at Athens 2004 at the age of 15, where he reached the finals in his main event, the 100m backstroke S9. During a 12 year career, he won numerous medals at IPC Swimming World and European Championships.
David retired from swimming in the summer of 2012, before joining the British para-triathlon squad in 2013. He has since become a regular fixture in international competition.
Away from sport his passion is construction and David is a qualified joiner, a skill that helps him make small technical adjustments to his bike now. In his spare time he loves to design and make bespoke furniture and he is also involved in athlete mentoring.
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