Australian men's wheelchair basketball team members Troy Sachs (on the floor), Nick Morris and Sandy Blythe at the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics
|Full name||Nicholas Hugh Morris|
|Born||16 August 1971|
Nicholas ("Nick") Hugh Morris, OAM (born 16 August 1971) is an Australian wheelchair basketball player. He was born in the Victorian town of Wangaratta. He was a member of the Australian team that won gold at the 1996 Summer Paralympics in Atlanta, for which he received a Medal of the Order of Australia. He was also a member of the Australian wheelchair basketball squad at the 2000 Summer Paralympics. Morris was injured in a motorcycle accident at age 16 and credits his involvement in sport as the key to his rehabilitation.
In his professional capacity, Morris sat on the Australian Standards Committee for Access provisions (AS1428) and is a director of Morris Goding Accessibility Consulting. In 1999 he established "accessibility.com.au", a website dedicated to providing information about accessible venues, facilities, services, transport and news.
In 2006 Morris co-invented the Vulcan Wheel, ergonomically designed one-piece extruded aluminium wheelchair wheel for use in general travel and sport. The invention was featured on the ABC New Inventors program.
Morris is hit during competition at the 2000 Sydney Paralympics
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