Introduced to wheelchair basketball aged 12 through a community project at his school, Simon Brown quickly proved to be a natural.
Under the guidance of club coach Ian Laker, Simon started his playing career at the Aspire Centre in Stanmore with London Force (now London Titans), developing the skills that would see him go on to earn great success with the GB U22 Team – winning two European titles (2002, 2004) before making his senior debut for Great Britain in 2007.
In 2008, he made his ParalympicsGB debut in Beijing, assisting the team to bronze medal; a feat he repeated the following year at the 2009 European Championships in Turkey.
The following year was another great year for Simon: not only did he win gold at the BT Paralympic World Cup, but he was a part of the GB team who finished 5th at the 2010 World Championships.
In addition to his international success for Great Britain, the London native has earned great accomplishments with clubs across the world, including South Africa’s Discovery Eagles and Italy’s San Stefano, GSD Porto Torres, and DECO Group Amicacci Giulianova – the latter of whom he competed for in the 2015-16 season.
Simon was part of the ParalympicsGB team that clinched a bronze medal at Rio 2016 when they beat Turkey.
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