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FERREIRA Daniel George
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Canada   
GenderMen
Age20
Place of BirthToronto, CAN
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Oshawa, ON, CAN
Occupation
Student
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began weight training at age 14, and began powerlifting soon after at the Abilities Centre in Whitby, ON, Canada.
Why this sport?
A personal trainer recommended the sport to him. "I found something that I am passionate about and that is what's important to me."
Club / Team
Platinum Fitness [CAN] / Team Invictus [CAN]:
Name of coach
Barry Antoniow [personal], CAN
Training Regime
He trains seven days a week.
General Interest
Hobbies
Dirt biking, restoring vehicles, playing guitar, listening to classic rock music. (durhamregion.com, 27 Apr 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up." (globalnews.ca, 18 May 2018)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (globalnews.ca, 18 May 2018)
Impairment
He was born prematurely, which led to cerebral palsy. (dgferr12.wixsite.com, 01 Apr 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
There are no major results available for this athlete.