- On the 25/12/1987 I broke my neck at vertebrae C 5/6 in a swimming pool accident . I lost control of my hands and legs therefore became a Quadriplegic bound to a wheelchair.
- It took me 3 years to adjust to a totally different life style. I taught myself to work my computer with a stick in my mouth.
- In 1995 I was accepted in Quadhouse in Port Elizabeth where I met Bertus Swanepoel who told me about the Ass of Mouth and Foot Painters.
- The 23/4/1996 I applied at Ass Mouth and Foot Painters to become a student . On the 1/10/1996 I was accepted as a student. It is a honour to be part of the Ass of Mouth and Foot Painters.