Dy­lan Al­cott

Herald Sun - Property - - FRONT PAGE -

THE wheel­chair ath­lete and mo­ti­va­tional speaker has this month been named Aus­tralia’s Par­a­lympian of the Year af­ter win­ning two gold medals for wheel­chair ten­nis at the Rio Par­a­lympics. A three-time Par­a­lympian, he also claimed gold in 2008 in Bei­jing — that time for wheel­chair bas­ket­ball.

The 25-year-old lives in Bal­a­clava with girl­friend Kate Lawrance. He is an am­bas­sador for the Starlight Chil­dren’s Foun­da­tion, in­clud­ing for its Pin & Win cam­paign dur­ing the Mel­bourne Cup Car­ni­val (visit starlight.org.au).

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