Being the first disabled student at his primary school, secondary school and college, Nathan has always been trailblazer for other disabled students who have attended schools and college after him. As an athlete, he has competed in the Commonwealth Games, European Championships, World Championships and in Rio 2016 Paralympics. As an ambassador for the Panathlon Foundation and the Greenbank Sports Academy in the North of England, Nathan regularly talks with schools about the accessibility of sports for disabled children and young adults. He is currently studying on a Degree course at John Moores University in Liverpool.
Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.
- Michael Johnson