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O'FARRELL Marc
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Australia   
GenderMen
Age34
Place of BirthBrisbane, AUS
Height1.83 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Residence
Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Languages
English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2018 at age 31 in Brisbane, QLD, Australia.
Why this sport?
"I just wanted to push myself. I have always loved the gym and training. I love to compete."
Name of coach
Simon Bergner [national, personal], AUS
General Interest
Nicknames
Darrell ["It rhymes with my surname."] (Athlete, 24 May 2019)
Hobbies
Spending time with family. (Athlete, 24 May 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being selected to compete for Australia. (Athlete, 24 May 2019)
Hero / Idol
Australian wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley. (Athlete, 24 May 2019)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Tough times don't last, tough people do." (Athlete, 24 May 2019)
Ambitions
To compete at the Paralympic Games. (Athlete, 24 May 2019)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
31 2019 80kg 86.0