Glenn 'Gator' Heazlewood always had a love and passion for sport. As a teenager he represented Warrnambool in the sports basketball, cricket and football. He believed sport would be his life career. Glenn's life, as he knew it, came to a sudden end when he as involved in a shocking car accident. He acquired a brain injury which meant he had to re-learn everything- to walk, talk, eat.
His life since has been one of resilience and recovery. What keeps him loving life now is his training and preparation for the 2016 Paralympics in Rio.
Filmed by Daniel Bickers
Thanks to Russells Creek Football Club for use of footage of the 1993 Under 18s Football Grandfinal
Edited and Produced by ABC Open Producer Colleen Hughson, South West Victoria
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