I. Speed
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I. Speed

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I. Speed
Born 1970s.
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I. Speed was born in Victoria, Australia

I am Australian. I was born in Kerang, a small town in the wheat belt of Victoria, about 3 hours’ drive north-west of Melbourne.

I grew up in Melbourne, not far from the Riversdale Golf Club where my father worked as a golf pro. I come from a family of golfers. My parents met on the golf course. All of my grandparents were avid golfers. My great-grandfather was a member of Royal Melbourne Golf Club, and my great-great-uncle won the Australian Amateur golf championship.

I. Speed is a Paralympian. He represented Australia at the 2008 Paralympic Games.

It might sound strange, but I don’t play golf. I run. I represented Australia at the 2008 Beijing Paralympics, competing in the 800m at the Bird’s Nest. And, no, I didn’t win a medal. I came 9th overall.

I. Speed participated in the 2022 England Project Boat Race Challenge.
I. Speed participated in the 2021 England Project Wimbledon Challenge.
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I. participated in the England Project’s Pub Crawl.
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I. participated in the England Project’s Halloween Challenge.
I. was featured in a Meet Our Members Post on the G2G Forum!
England Orphan Team
I. Speed has completed the England Project's Orphan Trail.
I. Speed participated with The Mighty Oaks during the 2020 Connect-a-Thon.
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I. participated in the England Project’s Gilbert and Sullivan Challenge.
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I. participated in the England v Australia Ashes Challenge.
I. was a winner in the England Project Boat Race Challenge.

I am a lawyer by training. I graduated from Monash University before going on to postgrad studies at Kyushu University in Japan. I worked as a lawyer in Melbourne for more than a decade, specialising in corporate and financial services law, but now live in Japan with my wife and two teenage daughters.

I am one of the project leaders of the England Project and Accessibility Angels Project. I also volunteer as a Mentor and Mediator.


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