Chris Alp

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Chris Alp
Personal information
Nationality  Australia

Christopher "Chris" Alp is an Australian former Paralympic athlete.

At the age of 12, a plane crash let to him being confined to a wheelchair.[1] At the 1980 Arnhem Games, he competed in four athletics events and won bronze medals in the Men's 100 m 3 and Men's 200 m 3 events.[2] He has been involved in basketball, skiing, cycling and motorsport.[1] In 1985, he competed in the International Wheelchair Basketball Games in England.[3] He has competed in the Targa Tasmania [4]

He is a chartered accountant and has Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of Melbourne.[1] He is a Director of the Fordham Group, a Melbourne-based company specialising in wealth protection for privately owned businesses.[5]

His philosophy on life is “I didn’t want to be a blob on society; I wanted to be someone who would be able to help and be useful and really contribute.” [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Meet the judges". Greentree Game On Website. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Alps's profile on paralympic.org. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  3. ^ "Chris Alp". LinkedIn. Retrieved 9 August 2012. 
  4. ^ "SCI TeamTarga Tasmania 2006". AQA Vic Website. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  5. ^ "Chris Alp". Fordham Group Website. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 

External links[edit]