In September 2005, Robert broke his neck
playing rugby. He was playing hooker for Brecon Rugby Club when the
scrum collapsed. Three years later, he travelled to the 2008
Paralympics in Beijing as a young advocate. In 2012, he hopes to
make his second trip to the Paralympics. But this time he doesn't
want to be on the sidelines.
He has got his campaign off to a winning
start; securing a string of medals on the 2011 European circuit. At
the Bayreuth Open 2011 he helped secure gold in the Men's Team
event ad a bronze in the singles. It was a similar story at the
Slovakia Open where the Men's Team again triumphed and Rob took a
silver in the singles.